If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Bose Solo 5 vs Bose TV Speaker comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Bose Solo 5 was rated 4, while the Bose TV Speaker has a rating 5.
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 TV Speaker has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 5 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the TV Speaker. We rated the connectivity of the Solo 5 at 3 out of 10, while the TV Speaker was rated 7/10.
The manufacturer of the Solo 5 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Solo 5 or TV Speaker. 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.
The Bose TV Speaker is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose TV Speaker price