Bose Soundbar 500 vs LG SLM4R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Soundbar 500 has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 versus 5.2 for SLM4R. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone and power, volume down, volume up, function, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Soundbar 500 has 3.0 versus 4.1 for the LG SLM4R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Bose Soundbar 500 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SLM4R 7 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the Soundbar 500.
Only the Bose Soundbar 500 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. 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 only on the Soundbar 500. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
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 LG SLM4R 5 out of 10.