Samsung HW-Q70T vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

Votes 3 3
Rating 4.3 4.3

Samsung HW-Q70T vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q70T
8.2
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
10
10

Samsung HW-Q70T vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

Samsung HW-Q70T
vs
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

The Samsung HW-Q70T vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-Q70T was rated 8.2, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q70T and microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q70T has 3.1.2 and Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the HW-Q70T via wireless, but Smart Soundbar 300 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q70T for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the HW-Q70T, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q70T at 9 out of 10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 8/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70T. The HW-Q70T can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q70T was rated 10/10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70T over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over Samsung HW-Q70T

  • Amazon Music compatible
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q70T
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Model

HW-Q70T
Smart Soundbar 300

Brand

Samsung
Bose

Reviews

664
144

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
microphone, action

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.4 x 4.5
66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.7
3.6/8

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-Q70T
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Samsung HW-Q70T
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7.6
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q70T
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Samsung HW-Q70T competitors

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 competitors