JBL Bar 5.1 vs Bose Solo 5

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Common JBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Model Bar 5.1Solo 5
Brand JBLBose
Rating 4.1 of 54.0 of 5
Reviews 1171383
GeneralJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Placement type table-top, wall-mountable table-top, wall-mountable
Connection to source wired, wireless wired, wireless
Soundbar buttons power, volume down, volume up, input has not
Audio featuresJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Amplification type active active
Built-in channels 5.1 2.0
Supported channel quantity 5.1 2.0
Separate speaker (in package) 2
Separate speaker connections wireless
SubwooferJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Built-in subwoofer
Separate subwoofer (in package) 1
Separate subwoofer connections wireless
Streaming servicesJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Apple Music (AirPlay)
Google Play Music
Amazon Music
Other streaming services Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer has not
ConnectivityJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Ethernet (RJ45)
HDMI input/output 3/0
Optical digital input/output 1 1
Coaxial digital input/output 1/0
Analog audio input/output (RCA) 1/0
Headphone output
Subwoofer output 1 0
FeaturesJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Voice control
App control
Remote control
Multichannel surroundJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Dolby Atmos
User manualJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Manual N/A N/A
DimensionsJBL Bar 5.1xBose Solo 5x
Size (H x W x D), cm/in 5.8 x 114.8 x 9.3/2.3 x 45 x 3.7 (5.8 x 131.3 x 9.3/2.3 x 51.7 x 3.7 with detachable speakers) 7 x 54.9 x 8.6/2.8 x 21.6 x 3.4
Weight, kg/pounds 3.9/8.6 (4.5/9.9 with detachable speakers) 1.7/3.7

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  • 11.7
  • 6.3
  • 11.7JBL Bar 5.1
  • 6.3Bose Solo 5

JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 5.1 price