The Dayton Audio BS36 vs Bose Solo 5 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Dayton Audio BS36 was rated 4.5, while the Bose Solo 5 has a rating 4.
Soundbars have different amplification type - passive versus active respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that BS36 has 3.0 and Solo 5 has 2.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 5 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the Solo 5. Neither the BS36 nor Solo 5 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the BS36 at 4 out of 10, while the Solo 5 was rated 3/10.
The manufacturer of the Solo 5 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the BS36 or Solo 5. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Dayton Audio BS36 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Dayton Audio BS36 price