The Samsung HW-Q80R vs Bose Solo 5 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-Q80R was rated 6.8, 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 HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 and Solo 5 has 2.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 8 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q80R 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 HW-Q80R can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q80R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q80R. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q80R at 7 out of 10, while the Solo 5 was rated 3/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-Q80R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q80R. The HW-Q80R 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 Samsung HW-Q80R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q80R price