Product Comparison: Philips Fidelio B5 vs Bose SoundTouch 300

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General Specifications
Fidelio B5
SoundTouch 300
About the Product
The Philips Fidelio B5 soundbar creates surround sound using wireless detachable rear speakers and subwoofer. Audiophile drivers and spatial calibration ensures dynamic, balanced sound. Rears become independent speakers for music anywhere.
The SoundTouch 300 soundbar looks slim, but the sound is anything but. It’s packed with advanced technologies, so everything you listen to sounds clear and spacious. You’ll feel like you are part of the action, fully immersed in sound.
Key Specs
Minimum Frequency Response
20 Hz
Maximum Frequency Response
20 kHz
Power Output
210 Watt
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Philips Fidelio B5
  • I found it very easy to set up and the sound quality is crisp with clear notes across the range: superb even at very high volume.
  • Just watched Interstellar. Wow ! As you may know this film full of talking and some space action too. So dialogue was crispy clear and when rocket engines were powered up all room was shaken!
  • This sound bar is superb. Crystal clear sound and a brilliant idea that you can detach the speakers to convert to full surround sound without any messy wires.
  • Fantastic sound quality and the detachable independent speakers are excellent.
  • Utterly superb sounding, feature packed system. Independent BT surround speakers great for outdoor grooving!
Size & Weight
2.82 in.
2.2 in.
40.7 in.
38.5 in.
6.12 in.
4.2 in.
9.9 lbs.
12.6 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Philips Fidelio B5
  • The sound bar is also stylish and the rear speakers easy to disconnect and reconnect.
  • Sub unit is slightly taller than other units but also quite slim so has small footprint. My TV sits in a corner & sub hides nicely behind.
  • This system offers a very compact soundbar that is paired with a substantial sub-woofer, which is thin enough to be placed fairly unobtrusively.
  • Great spacial soundstage, looks very pretty hanging from the TV, no wires visible.
  • As with all Philps products, there is a very high quality feel and look to the system.
Installation Type
Stand-alone, Wall-mount
Number of Channels
Sound Enhancing System
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Digital Surround
Dolby Digital, DTS TruSurround
Bluetooth® (aptX® and AAC) for wireless music steaming, High-quality aluminium finishing
Alexa app., Wireless subwoofer & rear satellite speakers, Quality materials, optimal design
What customers say about "Features"
Philips Fidelio B5
  • Before I had 5.1 wired systems and I can tell you this one does the same job and what more voice much clearer than on those I had.
  • Superb system,looks really good and provides excellent surround sound when speakers are detached for films.
  • If you are looking for a sound bar that also give good surround without the wires get this system
  • Excellent sound whether playing movies or playing music via Bluetooth.
  • The side speakers also act as either surround sound or standalone blue tooth speakers.
Equalizer Settings
Surround on demand, Night mode, Bass/Tremble control, Audio sync, Movie mode, Music mode, Near Listening, Voice mode, Auto Volume Leveller
Bass/Tremble control, Surround sound control, ClearAudio+ mode, Movie mode, Music mode
Wireless Connectivity
Bluetooth, NFC
Blueetoth, Wi-Fi, NFC
Digital optical audio, Digital coaxial audio, HDMI Output x 1, HDMI Input x 2, 3.5mm stereo mini jack
3.5mm stereo mini jack, USB 2.0, HDMI, Digital optical audio
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Philips Fidelio B5
  • The full range of connection possibilities means I can use my old low tech turntable as well as blue tooth from my smartphone.
  • To connect everything was easy just sockets and wireless subwoofer connects automatically
  • I bought this after lots of research and glad I did, it was easy to set up and use, the bluetooth is a great idea and also works well.
  • Use HDMI port and it will communicate with TV. Bluetooth easy to use and surround sound is easy to arrange.
  • Its easy to set up and neatly provides a connection hub for all your HDMI connections including HDMI ARC direct from your TV.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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