The Bose TV Speaker vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Bose TV Speaker was rated 5, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has a rating 7.6.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the TV Speaker via wired, but Smart Soundbar 300 has wired and wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 5 out of 10 in our ranking. The Smart Soundbar 300 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Smart Soundbar 300. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the TV Speaker, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the TV Speaker at 7 out of 10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the Smart Soundbar 300 provides a device control application. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the TV Speaker or Smart Soundbar 300. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.