The Sony HT-ST5000 vs Bose Solo 5 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sony HT-ST5000 was rated 7.8, while the Bose Solo 5 has a rating 4.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-ST5000 has 7.1.2 and Solo 5 has 2.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 9 out of 10 received the Sony HT-ST5000 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Solo 5 received 5 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The HT-ST5000 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HT-ST5000. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HT-ST5000. We rated the connectivity of the HT-ST5000 at 9 out of 10, while the Solo 5 was rated 3/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-ST5000 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HT-ST5000. The HT-ST5000 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Sony HT-ST5000 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-ST5000 price