Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG SN6Y review

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Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG SN6Y comparison chart

Overall
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
6.2
10
8

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG SN6Y review

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
vs
LG SN6Y

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs LG SN6Y comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Smart Soundbar 300 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6.2 for SN6Y. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone, action and power, volume down, volume up, function, respectively.

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 3.1 for the LG SN6Y. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Smart Soundbar 300 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SN6Y - wireless. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the LG SN6Y 7 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the Smart Soundbar 300.

Connectivity

Only the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 can 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 SN6Y. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Bose Smart Soundbar 300.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got a rating of 4, and LG SN6Y 5 out of 10.

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over LG SN6Y

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Multi-room support

Advantages LG SN6Y over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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Common

Product

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
LG SN6Y

Model

Smart Soundbar 300
SN6Y

Brand

Bose
LG

Reviews

144
87

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone, action
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

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
has not

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
Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4
104 x 5 x 7.6/41.7 x 2.2 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8
3.1/7.6

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
LG SN6Y
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
LG SN6Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.2
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300
  • 6.2LG SN6Y

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 competitors

LG SN6Y competitors