Bose Soundtouch 300 vs Samsung HT-E5550

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General

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Automatic calibration (w/ measurement mic.)
yesYes
yesYes
Number of speakers
2.1
5.1
Type of home cinema package
Soundbar
Separates

Connectors

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Analogue 3.5mm input
1
0
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
0
0
Analogue RCA stereo outputs
0
0
Component input (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0
0
Component output (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0
1
Composite input
0
0
Composite output
0
1
Digital coaxial input (S/PDIF)
0
0
Digital coaxial output (S/PDIF)
0
0
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
1
1
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
0
0
DVI out
0
0
Front/side connections
USB
Digital optical, USB
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Number of HDMI inputs
1
2
Number of HDMI outputs
1
1
Pre-output (subwoofer)
noNo
noNo
S-video input
0
0
S-video output
0
0
SCART out
noNo
noNo
Separate DVD / Blu-ray player
noNo
noNo
USB
yesYes
yesYes
Number of ports
1
2

Image properties

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Video formats supported
2160p (4K Ultra HD)
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p (Full HD)

Decoders

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Audio format
DTS ES
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD

Dimensions

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Colour of product
Black, White
Black
Weight
10.36 lb
47.75 lb
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Width)
38.50 in
3.54 in
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Height)
2.25 in
47.24 in
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Depth)
4.25 in
2.76 in
Weight (front / speaker unit)
10.38 lb
8.60 lb

Features

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Features
Simulated surround, Support for multiroom, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Supports NFC
Simulated surround
Wireless rear speakers
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless speakers included
noNo
noNo

Communication

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Ethernet connection
yesYes
noNo
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes

Compatibility

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
3D support (3D-Ready)
noNo
yesYes
DLNA certified
noNo
yesYes
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
noNo
yesYes
Radio receiver
noNo
yesYes

Storage

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo
Memory card reader
noNo
noNo
Optical drive
noNo
yesYes

Audio features

Bose Soundtouch 300Bose Soundtouch 300Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550
Center speaker
noNo
yesYes
Front speaker / speaker unit
yesYes
yesYes
Midrange
noNo
noNo
Tweeter elements
noNo
yesYes
Suitable for subwoofer
noNo
yesYes
Surround speakers
noNo
yesYes