Bose SoundTouch 300 – A Complete Review
The Bose SoundTouch 300 soundbar is a 3.0 channel sound bar that uses state-of-the-art technology to give you unmatched sound. This intelligent sound bar assesses the acoustics of your room and automatically customizes its sound. Bose SoundTouch 300 removes distortions and spreads the sound evenly throughout the room. You can remotely access the sound bar using the SoundTouch app and stream your favorite music wirelessly. You can also add additional speakers and bass modules to get a truly surround sound effect.
In terms of looks, the SoundTouch 300 is quite a stunner. Its slim shape, minimalist design and glossy black finish, makes it an aesthetic addition to your living room. Overall we loved the look of this home theater soundbar.
Let us now examine the features of Bose SoundTouch 300 soundbar in detail :
Sound Quality :
The SoundTouch 300 is equipped with ADAPTiQ audio calibration. This feature smartly gauges the acoustics of the room the device is in and uses that information to customize its sound. The result is a crystal clear sound, no matter what you are watching or listening to. The sound bar uses QuietPort technology to produce the best bass by filtering out distortions in the environment. It also uses Bose proprietary PhaseGuide technology to make sure the sound is spread out over the widest possible area in your room. During our test, we found that this soundbar is an ease to connect with other compatible systems. The SoundTouch 300 can be connected to your home Wi-Fi. Using Bluetooth, you can play/stream your favorite movies/music.
The SoundTouch app offers the freedom of remote access via smart phones, tablets, etc. You can download music from Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music, etc using the app. The SoundTouch 300 also lets you upgrade the sound quality. Just add a Virtually Invisible 300 wireless speaker to enjoy a gorgeous surround sound experience. You can also add an Acoustimass 300 wireless bass module to get a booming bass effect. The sound bar has to be controlled using the remote it comes with. The installation process if fairly simply. Just connect to your TV and get started.
Design of Bose SoundTouch 300 :
The SoundTouch 300 has a smart and understated design. It enhances the beauty of any room it placed in. It has a tempered glass top and a smooth mesh on its front and side panels. LED inputs are available on the top left corner. The sound bar is 97.8cm wide, 10.8cm deep and has a height of 5.7cm. It takes up very little space. You can place it under your TV with the help of the wall brackets (optional). The device has one HDMI output with ARC capability (offers 4K pass-through), one HDMI input, one optical digital audio port, one Ethernet jack, one 13.5mm jack each for ADAPTiQ and bass addition and one micro-USB port.
- Convenience of NFC technology.
- Ability to stream music from Spotify, Amazon music, Deezer and proprietary SoundTouch App as well.
- Pre-built spotify in the SoundTouch App along with presets to create shortcut for your favorite songs.
- First soundbar where Bose used phase guide technology to push channels of a soundtrack wider than it’s own dimensions.
- Smart design.
- Wide powerful sound.
- Great bass capability.
- Can be easily accessed via SoundTouch app.
- There are no buttons on the device. You have to use the remote control or app to access it.
- Treble quality is average. Lacks crispness of sounds such as gunshots.
- Lacks 3.5mm input or a headphone jack.
- LED status lights do not offer comprehensive information.
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