Bose Soundbar 500 vs TaoTronics TT-SK15 review

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Rating 5 5
Bose Soundbar 500
vs
TaoTronics TT-SK15

In this article, we will talk about Bose Soundbar 500 vs TaoTronics TT-SK15 comparison. The Bose Soundbar 500 was rated 7, while the TaoTronics TT-SK15 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone for the Soundbar 500 and power, volume down, volume up, input for the TT-SK15.

Audio features

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 TT-SK15 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 TaoTronics TT-SK15 received 5 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The Soundbar 500 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

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 TT-SK15 was rated 4/10. The manufacturer of the Soundbar 500 provides a device control application. The Bose Soundbar 500 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

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.

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Bose Soundbar 500
7
TaoTronics TT-SK15
4
8
4
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Common

Product

Bose Soundbar 500
TaoTronics TT-SK15

Model

Soundbar 500
TT-SK15

Brand

Bose
TaoTronics

Reviews

170
5368

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

80 x 4.3 x 10.1/31.5 x 1.7 x 4
86 x 6.6 x 8.7/34 x 2.6 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7
1.8/3.9
Bose Soundbar 500
TaoTronics TT-SK15
Bose Soundbar 500
TaoTronics TT-SK15

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 4
  • 7Bose Soundbar 500
  • 4TaoTronics TT-SK15

The Bose Soundbar 500 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 500 price