Updated 4 Oct 2017

Bose

SoundTouch 300 and Acoustimass 300

Snapshot: The Bose SoundTouch 300 + Acoustimass 300 subwoofer have bluetooth. But how good is the sound quality?

SoundTouch 300 and Acoustimass 300
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2397

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Test results

Overall score
69
Stereo
?/10
Multi-channel
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Remote control
?/10

Good points

  • Good stereo sound.
  • OK remote control.
  • Good multichannel sound.
  • Has bluetooth and a wireless subwoofer.

But

  • Somewhat difficult to use.
  • Expensive.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Sound (60 percent)
  • Ease of use (25 percent)
  • Remote control (10 percent)
  • Standby energy (5 percent)

Sound (/10): Made up of spoken word, 5.1 movie surround-sound effects and 5.1 music.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$2397

Specifications

Sound bar HxWxD (cm)
6 x 98 x 11
Subwoofer HxWxD (cm)
38.5 x 30.5 x 30.5
Weight - sound bar (kg)
4.7
Weight - subwoofer (kg)
13.6

Features

HDMI inputs
1
HDMI outputs
1
Subwoofer speaker orientation
up
Multi-channel capability (claimed)
not stated
Sound bar speaker drivers
not stated
Bluetooth
Wireless subwoofer
Video switching
×

More Info

Notes
The Bose Soundtouch 300 was tested with the Acoustimass 300 subwoofer, which is sold separately. The scores are for both used together and the price is a combination of the two.