The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Bose Solo 5 vs LG SL5Y that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Solo 5 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 4.5 for SL5Y.
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 2.1 for the LG SL5Y. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Solo 5 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the LG SL5Y 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the SL5Y supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Solo 5 received a rating of 3/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available for the Solo 5. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. The SL5Y supports DTS Virtual:X.
The LG SL5Y is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL5Y price