It makes sense comparing Bose Soundbar 500 vs Samsung HW-LST70T because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Soundbar 500 has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 versus 6.4 for HW-LST70T. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone and volume down, volume up, power, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.0. Only the Samsung HW-LST70T has a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. Only the Soundbar 500 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the Soundbar 500 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-LST70T.
Only the Soundbar 500 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Soundbar 500 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-LST70T 5 out of 10.