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A Review By Comparison of the Samsung Hw Q600B Vs. Bose Tv Speaker

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   6 minute read
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Samsung HW Q600B

Samsung HW Q600B

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Reasons why you might like the Samsung HW Q600B

Overall Score 5.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1030 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 Samsung HW Q600B Bose TV Speaker
DESIGN width 1,030mm 594mm
height 57mm 55mm
weight 3,800g 1,950g
volume 6,164.55cm³ 3,299.67cm³
thickness 105mm 101mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 3.1.2only 2only
audio output power 360w
has aptx adaptive
has aac
CONNECTIVITY has an aux input
has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 2only 1only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v5.2 v4
supports bluetooth pairing using nfc
supports wi-fi
hdmi version v2
has s/pdif out port
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
compatible with alexa
compatible with siri
has dolby atmos
has dts:x
supports dolby digital plus
supports dolby digital
has a dedicated smartphone app
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A breakdown of the review per specifications

Design

Width

Samsung HW Q600B 1,030mm
Bose TV Speaker 594mm

Samsung HW Q600B has a width of 1,030mm. The width indicates the horizontal dimension of a soundbar, soundbars are sometimes designed to fit the width of TVs or get close.

Bose TV Speaker, at 594mm is wider than the Samsung HW Q600B by mm

Height

Samsung HW Q600B 57mm
Bose TV Speaker 55mm

The Samsung HW Q600B measures to a height of 57mm. The height represents the vertical measurement of a device, they are mostly designed to be as thin as possible to beautifully fit in a space.

Bose TV Speaker, at 55mm is shorter than the Samsung HW Q600B by -2mm

Weight

Samsung HW Q600B 3,800g
Bose TV Speaker 1,950g

The Samsung HW Q600B weighs 3,800g. We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to shift around the space. Lighter home appliances are advantageous, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

The Bose TV Speaker, at 1,950g weigh less than the Samsung HW Q600B with a difference g. Commonly a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you will need to switch the position of the soundbar often, then you should try to purchase a lighter soundbar.

Volume

Samsung HW Q600B 6,164.55cm³
Bose TV Speaker 3,299.67cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by the product's chassis or, to keep it simple, the space the soundbar fills. Samsung HW Q600B occupies 6,164.55cm³, it is important to know the space that a soundbar takes up just so as to confirm that it will fit with ease into the available space next to your other gadgets.

Bose TV Speaker's volume is 3,299.67cm³ meaning it occupies lesser space than the Samsung HW Q600B with a difference of cm³

Thickness

Samsung HW Q600B 105mm
Bose TV Speaker 101mm

The depth of Samsung HW Q600B is 105mm, to know the thickness of a device you divide its space occupied by the soundbar's surface area(length by width)

Bose TV Speaker has a thickness of 101mm, hence less thicker than the Samsung HW Q600B with a difference of -4mm

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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Samsung HW Q600B 3.1.2only
Bose TV Speaker 2only

When it comes to surround sound channels, you'll come across numbers in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number represents the sum of main speakers, the second number defines the number of subwoofers, and the third number if available shows the sum of “height” speakers.

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

Samsung HW Q600B having a sound output value of 3.1.2 means that it has 3 main speakers, 1 subwoofer and 2 "height" speaker

And the Bose TV Speaker having 2 indicates that it has 2 main speakers

Audio Output Power

Samsung HW Q600B 360w
Bose TV Speaker

Samsung HW Q600B has an audio output power of 360W, this is based on the total of speakers and their power in watts. It is the power the Samsung HW Q600B speakers can "comfortably" be loaded.

To get a better understanding of how loud any speaker can get, there are other features to factor in such as sensitivity, sound pressure, etc.

Has Aptx Adaptive

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

Samsung HW Q600B supports APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. Its bit rate ranges between 279kbps and 420kbps.

Has Aac

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

Samsung HW Q600B supports AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It transfers 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Coz it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.

Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung HW Q600B will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well

Connectivity

Has An Aux Input

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

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

Has An Hdmi Output

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

Samsung HW Q600B has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI port channel HD audio.

Bose TV Speaker too has HDMI port by which it sends "feed" audio into inputs of other digital devices, that can receive and process these signals.

Hdmi Ports

Samsung HW Q600B 2only
Bose TV Speaker 1only

Samsung HW Q600B has 2 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports imply that you can connect at the same time several devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

The Bose TV Speaker has 1 HDMI ports, meaning the Samsung HW Q600B has 1 more ports than the Bose TV Speaker

Has Bluetooth

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

Samsung HW Q600B supports Bluetooth, a cable free technology that enables you to easily transfer data between different compatible devices.

Both the Bose TV Speaker and the Samsung HW Q600B have Bluetooth, which means both soundbars to facilitate data transfers with compatible devices placed in close range using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.

Bluetooth Version

Samsung HW Q600B v5.2
Bose TV Speaker v4

Samsung HW Q600B has a Bluetooth version of 5.2

Bose TV Speaker has a Bluetooth version of 4, meaning Samsung HW Q600B got a higher than the Bose TV Speaker . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Supports Bluetooth Pairing Using Nfc

Samsung HW Q600B
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

Samsung HW Q600B
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 Samsung HW Q600B can connect to Wi-Fi.

Hdmi Version

Samsung HW Q600B v2
Bose TV Speaker

Samsung HW Q600B has an HDMI version of 2, newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.

Has S/Pdif Out Port

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

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

The Bose TV Speaker and the Samsung HW Q600B have S/PDIF out ports

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Samsung HW Q600B
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 to play all audio 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 Samsung HW Q600B

Compatible With Alexa

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

Samsung HW Q600B is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.

Compatible With Siri

Samsung HW Q600B
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 Dolby Atmos

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. Samsung HW Q600B has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.

Has Dts:x

Samsung HW Q600B
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. Samsung HW Q600B has DTS:X

Supports Dolby Digital Plus

Samsung HW Q600B
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. Samsung HW Q600B supports Dolby digital plus

Bose TV Speaker supports Dolby digital plus as well.

Supports Dolby Digital

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

Samsung HW Q600B supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.

Bose TV Speaker too supports Dolby digital.

Has A Dedicated Smartphone App

Samsung HW Q600B
Bose TV Speaker

There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the Samsung HW Q600B.

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