Bose TV Speaker vs Samsung HW-R650 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, TV Speaker has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 5.2 for HW-R650.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose TV Speaker has 3.0 versus 3.1 for the Samsung HW-R650. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The TV Speaker has a wired connection to separate subwoofer, and the HW-R650 - wireless. The Bose TV Speaker got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-R650 7 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose TV Speaker has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Samsung HW-R650. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 7/10.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose TV Speaker got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-R650 5 out of 10.