If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG SN5Y comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 7.6, while the LG SN5Y has a rating 6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300 and power, volume down, volume up, function for the SN5Y.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0 and SN5Y has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the Smart Soundbar 300 via wired and wireless, but SN5Y has wireless connection type. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 for audio features and specs, but the LG SN5Y received 6 out of 10. The Smart Soundbar 300 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Smart Soundbar 300. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the LG SN5Y. As in the Smart Soundbar 300, so in the SN5Y there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Smart Soundbar 300 or SN5Y. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 4/10, while the SN5Y received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.