An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Bose Soundbar 700 vs Bose Soundbar 500 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Soundbar 700 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.4 for Soundbar 500. The competitors' control buttons are different: action, microphone and microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.0. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Soundbar 700 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the Soundbar 500 - wireless. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
Each of rivals supports AirPlay 2. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars. Both devices can play streaming audio from Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM.
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. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the Soundbar 700 received a rating of 6/10 versus 8/10, respectively.
Both models support voice control using Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. 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, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.