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Bose Soundbar 500 review

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The Bose Soundbar 500 is thin and stylish plus it has built-in Amazon Alexa. It's small enough to fit discreetly under your TV but is the sound powerful enough to fill a room with captivating movies and crystal-clear music? Read our full review to find out whether this sound bar lives up to the convincing description on the Bose website.

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  • What type of sound bar is it?
  • How does it sound?
  • What's it like to use?
  • Should I buy it?
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£449.00Free
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£499.00Free
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We have tested 122 sound bars and found that there are 18 Don't Buys and 14 Best Buys.
Range of Sound bar scores
  1. 33%
    Lowest score
  2. 57%
    Average score
  3. 87%
    Highest score
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