Bose TV Speaker vs JBL BAR 1000 review

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Bose TV Speaker vs JBL BAR 1000 comparison chart

Bose TV Speaker vs JBL BAR 1000 review

Bose TV Speaker
vs
JBL BAR 1000

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Bose TV Speaker vs JBL BAR 1000 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Bose TV Speaker was rated 5, while the JBL BAR 1000 has a rating 9.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that TV Speaker has 3.0 and BAR 1000 has 7.1.4. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the TV Speaker via wired, but BAR 1000 has wireless connection type. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Bose TV Speaker for audio features and specs, but the JBL BAR 1000 received 9 out of 10.

Streaming services

The BAR 1000 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the BAR 1000. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose TV Speaker versus 3/1 HDMIs in the JBL BAR 1000. As in the TV Speaker, so in the BAR 1000 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the TV Speaker at 7 out of 10, while the BAR 1000 was rated 10/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the BAR 1000 provides a device control application. The JBL BAR 1000 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the BAR 1000. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The TV Speaker was rated 4/10, while the BAR 1000 received a mark of 7/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages JBL BAR 1000 over Bose TV Speaker

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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Common

Product

Bose TV Speaker
JBL BAR 1000

Model

TV Speaker
BAR 1000

Brand

Bose
JBL

Reviews

795
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
power, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
7.1.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

880 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
3/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

58.4 x 5 x 10.1/23.4 x 2.2 x 4
88.4x5.6x12.5/34.8x2.2x4.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.7
3.7/8.2

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Bose TV Speaker
JBL BAR 1000
Bose TV Speaker
JBL BAR 1000

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 9
  • 5Bose TV Speaker
  • 9JBL BAR 1000