It makes sense comparing Bose Solo 5 vs Samsung HW-LST70T because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Solo 5 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 6.4 for HW-LST70T.
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 3.0 for the Samsung HW-LST70T. Only the Samsung HW-LST70T has a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Solo 5 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-LST70T 6 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the HW-LST70T.
Only the Samsung HW-LST70T can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. For connectivity, the Solo 5 received a rating of 3/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-LST70T. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-LST70T.
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 Samsung HW-LST70T 5 out of 10.