The Bose Solo 5 vs Samsung HW-M360/ZA comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Bose Solo 5 was rated 4, while the Samsung HW-M360/ZA has a rating 6.6.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Solo 5 has 2.0 and HW-M360/ZA has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Bose Solo 5 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-M360/ZA received 7 out of 10. The HW-M360/ZA can play audio from Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. Neither the Solo 5 nor HW-M360/ZA has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the Solo 5 at 3 out of 10, while the HW-M360/ZA was rated 5/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-M360/ZA may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Solo 5 or HW-M360/ZA. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.