An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Bose Solo 5 vs Samsung HW-N950 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Solo 5 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 8.2 for HW-N950.
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 7.1.4 for the Samsung HW-N950. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Solo 5 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-N950 8 for its audio features and specs. Only the HW-N950 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the HW-N950.
Only the Samsung HW-N950 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the HW-N950 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 in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-N950. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-N950.
Only the HW-N950 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-N950. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.
The Samsung HW-N950 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-N950 price