The Bose Soundbar 500 vs Bose Solo 5 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Bose Soundbar 500 was rated 7, 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 Soundbar 500 has 3.0 and Solo 5 has 2.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Bose Soundbar 500 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Solo 5 received 5 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The Soundbar 500 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Soundbar 500. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the Soundbar 500. We rated the connectivity of the Soundbar 500 at 8 out of 10, while the Solo 5 was rated 3/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Bose Soundbar 500 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Soundbar 500. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Bose Soundbar 500 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 500 price