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A Review By Comparison of the Bose Tv Speaker Vs. Lg Sp11Ra Soundbar

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   6 minute read
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LG SP11RA Soundbar

LG SP11RA Soundbar

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Reasons why you might like the LG SP11RA Soundbar

Overall Score 5.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1440 mm
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc
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Bose TV Speaker

Bose TV Speaker

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Reasons why you might like the Bose TV Speaker

Overall Score 4.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 594 mm
  • Has An Aux Input

A summary of the review by feature comparison

Category Features LG SP11RA Soundbar Bose TV Speaker
DESIGN width 1,440mm 594mm
height 63mm 55mm
weight 7,200g 1,950g
volume 13,272.71cm³ 3,299.67cm³
thickness 146mm 101mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 2only
audio output power 11x50w
has aac
CONNECTIVITY has an aux input
has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 3only 1only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v5 v4
supports bluetooth pairing using nfc
supports wi-fi
hdmi version v2.1
has s/pdif out port
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
compatible with google assistant
compatible with siri
has spotify connect
has dolby atmos
has dts:x
has chromecast built-in
has airplay
supports dolby digital plus
supports dolby digital
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A breakdown of the review per specifications

Design

Width

LG SP11RA Soundbar 1,440mm
Bose TV Speaker 594mm

Bose TV Speaker has a width of 594mm. A soundbar's width represents the horizontal measurement of a device, soundbars are sometimes designed to match the width of TVs or get close.

LG SP11RA Soundbar, at 1,440mm is narrower than the Bose TV Speaker with a difference mm

Height

LG SP11RA Soundbar 63mm
Bose TV Speaker 55mm

The Bose TV Speaker measures to a height of 55mm. Height represents the vertical measurement of a device, they are mostly designed as slim as it can be to beautifully complement a space.

The LG SP11RA Soundbar, at 63mm rises higher than the Bose TV Speaker by 8mm

Weight

LG SP11RA Soundbar 7,200g
Bose TV Speaker 1,950g

The Bose TV Speaker weighs 1,950g. We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to shift around the space. Lighter home appliances are advantageous, as it makes transportation easier, even say for many other types of products.

LG SP11RA Soundbar, at 7,200g is heavier than the Bose TV Speaker by g. Most of the time a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you want to switch the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should opt to purchase a lighter soundbar.

Volume

LG SP11RA Soundbar 13,272.71cm³
Bose TV Speaker 3,299.67cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space taken up by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product fills. Bose TV Speaker takes up 3,299.67cm³, it is important to know the space that the soundbar takes up to ensure that it will easily fit in the available space next to your other gadgets.

LG SP11RA Soundbar's volume is 13,272.71cm³ meaning it requires lesser space than the Bose TV Speaker with a difference of cm³

Thickness

LG SP11RA Soundbar 146mm
Bose TV Speaker 101mm

The depth of Bose TV Speaker is 101mm, to know the thickness of a device you divide its space occupied by the soundbar's surface area(length by width)

LG SP11RA Soundbar has a thickness of 146mm, hence thicker than the Bose TV Speaker with a difference of 45mm

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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker 2only

When it comes to surround sound channels, you’re going to run across numbers in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number defines the number of main speakers, the second number denotes the number of subwoofers, and the third number if available denotes the number of “height” speakers.

NOTE: "Height" speakers are commonly placed on the ceiling of the space that has the soundbar, but they may as well be upward-firing speakers within the soundbar itself.

Bose TV Speaker having a sound output value of 2 indicates that it has 2 main speakers

Audio Output Power

LG SP11RA Soundbar 11x50w
Bose TV Speaker

The LG SP11RA Soundbar has an audio output power of 11x50W, this is based on the sum of speakers and their power in watts. It is the amount of power the soundbar speakers can be loaded with "comfortably".

To better understand how loud any speaker can get, there are other aspects to look at such as sensitivity, sound pressure, etc.

Has Aac

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

LG SP11RA Soundbar supports AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It transfers 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.

Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the LG SP11RA Soundbar will work fine with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well

Connectivity

Has An Aux Input

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

The Bose TV Speaker has an auxiliary input, this enables you to play from external audio devices by channeling them via a simple audio connection say a 3.5mm jack.

Has An Hdmi Output

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

The Bose TV Speaker has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI port can transfer high-definition audio.

LG SP11RA Soundbar too has HDMI port through which it sends "feed" audio into the HDMI inputs of other digital devices, that can process these signals.

Hdmi Ports

LG SP11RA Soundbar 3only
Bose TV Speaker 1only

Bose TV Speaker has 1 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports mean that you may connect at the same time several devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

LG SP11RA Soundbar has 3 HDMI ports, meaning it got 2 more ports than the Bose TV Speaker

Has Bluetooth

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Bose TV Speaker has Bluetooth, a cable free technology which enables you to seamlessly transfer data between different devices.

Both the LG SP11RA Soundbar and the Bose TV Speaker have Bluetooth, which allows both devices to facilitate data exchange with compatible devices that are in close proximity using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.

Bluetooth Version

LG SP11RA Soundbar v5
Bose TV Speaker v4

Bose TV Speaker has a Bluetooth version of 4

LG SP11RA Soundbar has a Bluetooth version of 5, meaning it has a higher version than the Bose TV Speaker . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Supports Bluetooth Pairing Using Nfc

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Bose TV Speaker supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Supports Wi-Fi

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices such as computers, and mobile devices .i.e smartphones and wearables to connect and interact with other devices on the internet, the LG SP11RA Soundbar can connect to Wi-Fi.

Hdmi Version

LG SP11RA Soundbar v2.1
Bose TV Speaker

LG SP11RA Soundbar has an HDMI version of 2.1, newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.

Has S/Pdif Out Port

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

The LG SP11RA Soundbar and the Bose TV Speaker have S/PDIF out ports

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Before you needed to connect an optical cable from your TV to the optical input of an audio device on top of the already connected HDMI cable If you don't want to use your TV's speakers and would rather have everything play through a soundbar, now with ARC you can easily connect all these at a go from a compatible HDMI socket on your TV to an HDMI ARC socket on your soundbar.

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) carries audio over HDMI. ARC is only capable of carrying compressed 5.1 audio, but eARC has higher bandwidth and can carry uncompressed 7.1 audio, as well as formats such as DTS:X and full bitrate Dolby Atmos. It is available on the LG SP11RA Soundbar

Compatible With Google Assistant

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

LG SP11RA Soundbar is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.

Compatible With Siri

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Bose TV Speaker is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.

Has Spotify Connect

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Spotify Connect allows you to control the music playing on the soundbar from the Spotify app on another device when the devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. LG SP11RA Soundbar has Spotify connect

Has Dolby Atmos

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. LG SP11RA Soundbar has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.

Has Dts:x

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

DTS:X is an object-based surround sound technology that allows filmmakers to place and move individual sounds around your listening space, giving you a theater-like audio experience.

More like Dolby Atmos as it aims to create a multi-dimensional sound that "places you at the center of the action", it differs from Dolby Atmos by the required speaker configuration. LG SP11RA Soundbar has DTS:X

Has Chromecast Built-In

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows you to stream entertainment and apps from your phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.

Has Airplay

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screens, videos, and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles, or present your slideshows easily on your device.

Supports Dolby Digital Plus

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen (14) different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for much better sound quality. Bose TV Speaker supports Dolby digital plus

LG SP11RA Soundbar supports Dolby digital plus as well.

Supports Dolby Digital

LG SP11RA Soundbar
Bose TV Speaker

Bose TV Speaker supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.

LG SP11RA Soundbar too supports Dolby digital.

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