SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch SoundbarSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bose Solo 5 TV SoundbarSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 2.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar
|Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar
|number of channels of sound output
|audio output power
|has an aux input
|has an hdmi output
|has s/pdif out port
|hdmi arc / earc
|compatible with alexa
|has spotify connect
|has dolby atmos
|has chromecast built-in
|supports dolby digital plus
|supports dolby digital
|has a dedicated smartphone app
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SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has a width of 1,232mm. The width indicates the horizontal dimension of a device, soundbars are often designed to fit the width of television sets or get close.
Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar, at 1,390mm is wider than the SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar by mm
The SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has a height of 69.5mm. The height represents the vertical dimension of a device, soundbars are mostly designed to be as thin as possible to beautifully complement a space.
The Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar, at 180mm rises higher than the SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar with a difference 110.5mm
SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar weighs 7,700g. We recommend a lower weight best because lighter soundbars are easier to shift around the space.
A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, even say for many other kinds of products.
Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar, at 1,220g is lighter than the SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar with a difference g. Often a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you will need to change the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should try to purchase a lighter soundbar.
Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by the soundbar or, in simpler terms, the space the soundbar fills. Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar occupies 54,912.06cm³, it is important to know the space that the soundbar takes up to confirm that it would easily fit in the space available .
The depth of Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar is 219mm, to know the thickness of the soundbar you divide its space occupied by the soundbar's surface area(length by width)
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 defines the number of main speakers, the second number denotes the sum of subwoofers, and the third number if available represents the sum of “height” speakers.
NOTE: "Height" speakers are most times placed on the ceiling of the room containing the soundbar, but they may also just be upward-firing speakers inside the soundbar.
The SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar having a sound output value of 11.1.4 indicates that it has 11 main speakers, 1 subwoofer and 4 "height" speaker
Well as the Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar having 2 implies that it has 2 main speakers
The SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has an audio output power of 656W, basing on the total of speakers and their power in watts. It is the power the SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar speakers can be loaded with "comfortably".
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.
The Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar has an auxiliary input, an aux input allows you play from other audio sources by connecting them via a simple audio port like a 3.5mm jack.
The SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI or mini HDMI port channel HD audio.
SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has 3 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.
SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar supports Bluetooth, a cable free technology which enables you to seamlessly transfer data between different compatible devices.
Both the Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar and the SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar have Bluetooth, which allows both soundbars to facilitate data transfers with compatible devices that are in close range using radio waves which are short-wavelength and at an ultra-high frequency.
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 Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar can connect to Wi-Fi.
S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.
The Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar and the SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar have S/PDIF out ports
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 Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar
SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
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. SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has Spotify connect
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.
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 Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has DTS:X
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.
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.
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 Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar supports Dolby digital plus
SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar.
The period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals. When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has a warranty period of 1 years
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices., SAMSUNG HW Q990C 11.1.4ch Soundbar has 1 only