If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Bose TV Speaker vs Bose Smart Soundbar 600 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Bose TV Speaker was rated 5, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 600 has a rating 8.4.
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 Smart Soundbar 600 has 5.1.2. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Bose TV Speaker for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 600 received 8 out of 10.
The Smart Soundbar 600 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Smart Soundbar 600. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose TV Speaker versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 600. As in the TV Speaker, so in the Smart Soundbar 600 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 Smart Soundbar 600 was rated 9/10.
The manufacturer of the Smart Soundbar 600 provides a device control application. The Bose Smart Soundbar 600 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Smart Soundbar 600. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The TV Speaker was rated 4/10, while the Smart Soundbar 600 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.