Bose TV Speaker vs LG SLM4R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, TV Speaker has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 5.2 for SLM4R.
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 4.1 for the LG SLM4R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The TV Speaker has a wired connection to separate subwoofer, and the SLM4R - wireless. The Bose TV Speaker got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the LG SLM4R 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. Only the TV Speaker supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the TV Speaker received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available for the SLM4R. 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 LG SLM4R 5 out of 10.