The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Bose Solo 5 vs Polk Audio Command Bar that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Solo 5 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Command Bar.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Solo 5 has 2.0 versus 2.1 for the Polk Audio Command Bar. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Solo 5 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Polk Audio Command Bar 6 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the Command Bar.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the Command Bar supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Solo 5 received a rating of 3/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the Solo 5. A built-in microphone is present only on the Command Bar. Multi-room is only available for the Polk Audio Command Bar.
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 Solo 5 got a rating of 4, and Polk Audio Command Bar 5 out of 10.
The Polk Audio Command Bar is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Polk Audio Command Bar price