Bose Cinemate 15 Review

Bose Cinemate 15
Bose Cinemate 15

What are you? A gamer?? Or A movie buff?? No matter what you are you must have noticed that sound plays an important role in the betterment of that experience. With the modernization of our televisions is becoming thinner day by day.

To experience a better quality sound we have to set up some external devices. Replacing home theatres with soundbars has made the whole thing easy, cool, and hectic free.

To ensure high quality and low prices, BOSE comes with their Bose cinemate 15. Now staying in your home won’t stop you from having a cinematic experience now. Now movies and games will sound like the way they were meant to.

Upgrading from the Cinemate 10 to Cinemate 15 comes with reduced weight and compact design. Due to its compact size, the CInemate 15 takes a pretty small space.

It is within a foot in length and comes with multiple connecting ports which provide a wide range to connect with any kind of device. The product comes with TrueSpace Technology.

Both digital and analog inputs connectivity is provided for the flexible connectivity with both TV or console. The Acoustimass module provides a deep base and proper clarity to fill up the entire room. It comes with a remote with which you can change all the sound settings.

For the base settings, there is a particular knob provided on the back of the bar which needs to be regulated.

Though it is not a full-blown 5.1 stereo system but at this price range, it will be a decent choice for you to have something that is perfect for your TV.

It is a small compact device that is capable of filling a small to mid sized room with a pretty impressive sound.

Features of Bose Cinemate 15 

Dimensions:

  • Length 2.72 in (7 cm)
  • Width  12 in (30.5 cm)
  • Height 3.25 in (8.5 cm)
  • Weight 1.5lbs (0.67kg)
  • Remote controlled 
    • Height: 8.8 in (22.35 cm)
    • Width: 2.1 in (5.3 cm)
    • Depth: 1.2 in (3 cm)
  • Optical audio input (digital)
  • Coaxial audio input (digital)
  • R-L audio input (analog)
  • Soundbar (with attached speaker cable)
  • Acoustimass module
  • Power cord
  • Digital optical cable
  • Analog cable
  • Universal IR remote with 2 AA batteries

Pros of Bose Cinemate 15

  1. Compact design
  2. Sleek Design
  3. Decent sound quality for a mid-range room
  4. Easy to connect with both analog and digital connectivity
  5. Comes with a universal remote

Cons of Bose Cinemate 15

  1. Have to compromise on sound quality 
  2. Not a full-blown 5.1 stereo system
  3. Couldn’t give that much of backup on a large-sized room
  4. Can’t provide a proper 3D sound experience
  5. Wireless connectivity is not provided

Why is it Better than Bose Cinemate 10?

Now, we all know that money is one of the main factors when buying anything, so we have to find a soundbar that can match that can meet our desires without washing our wallets out.

The Cinemate 10 and Cinemate 15 in a glace are completely identical and not only look but in specifications too, they are quite identical.

But hold your houses!!! Even though they may look quite similar in appearance, the price of the Cinemate 15 is more than Cinemate 10 by almost a hundred bucks.

There it is you have a difference in case of the pricing. Now if pricing is the only issue then it is obvious for you to ask why not Cinemate 10 with the low price option.

But hold on a sec, it may not be visible but the whole difference comes in case of the grille; the Cinemate 10 comes with a rubber grille but the Cinemate 15 comes with a metallic one, due to the design it may not be visible but due to this change in the material the sound output of the bar differs from one another.

The grille also plays a role in the longevity of the product as the metallic grille is more durable than the rubber one.

Apart from that, the remote in both the cases comes with their one variety and feature the Bose Cinemate 10 comes with a Four-button remote while the Bose Cinemate 15 comes with a Universal remote.

In terms of features, there won’t be much of a difference in both the cases but if you are looking for a device that is going on for the long run then you should go for Bose Cinemate 15. Spending an extra hundred bucks will be worth it.

 Bose Cinemate 15 vs Bose Cinemate 10

FeaturesBose Cinemate 15Bose Cinemate 10
Nominal VoltageAC 120/230 VAC 120/230 V
Frequency Required50/60 Hz50/60 Hz
Power Consumption Operational300 Watt300 Watt
Product Dimensions21.2 x 12.6 x 22.5 inches21.2 x 12.6 x 22.5 inches
ConfigurationHas gloss finish, a metal grille, and a programmable universal remote control.Has a matte finish, a cloth grille, and four buttoned remote control.

Conclusion of Bose Cinemate 15 Review

With the advancement of television, now the time has finally come to have a proper home entertainment, to have a proper cinematic experience at home.

The Bose Cinemate 15 is a powerful compact device that is perfect for a midsized room. The Cinemate 15 and the Cinemate 10 have almost the same features and depending on the budget you can go for any one of them.

But due to the difference in the grille, the Cinemate 15 is more durable than the Cinemate 10. Depending upon the sound quality it can’t be used as a full fledged soundbar. For a decent experience of the sound you can go for the Cinemate 15 as at this price rate this is the best out there.

But if you want all the variation and the 3D experiences of the sound then you should go for something else.

The Bose Cinemate 15 will be there with you for a long period of time and will give you the best entertainment experience. Hence, in the end, the choice is on you, looking at your wallet and requirements go for the soundbar that will be best for you.

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