Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG S90QY review

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Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG S90QY comparison chart

Overall
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
8
10
4

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG S90QY review

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
vs
LG S90QY

It makes sense comparing Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG S90QY because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Smart Soundbar 300 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 8 for S90QY.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0 versus 5.1.3 for the LG S90QY. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Smart Soundbar 300 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the S90QY - wireless. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the LG S90QY 8 for its audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG S90QY. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available for the Smart Soundbar 300. A built-in microphone is present only on the Smart Soundbar 300. Multi-room is only available for the Bose Smart Soundbar 300.

Multichannel surround

Only the S90QY has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the S90QY. For multichannel surround Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got a rating of 4, and LG S90QY 10 out of 10.

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over LG S90QY

  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages LG S90QY over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

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

Product

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
LG S90QY

Model

Smart Soundbar 300
S90QY

Brand

Bose
LG

Reviews

144
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone, action
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1.3

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

440 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

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

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4
119.8x6.3x13.4/47.2x2.5x5.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8
5.1/11.1

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
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LG S90QY

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300
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