Samsung HW-Q70T vs Sonos Arc review

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Samsung HW-Q70T vs Sonos Arc review

Samsung HW-Q70T
Sonos Arc

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung HW-Q70T vs Sonos Arc and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Samsung HW-Q70T was rated 8.2, while the Sonos Arc has a rating 7. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q70T and volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone for the Arc.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q70T for audio features and specs, but the Sonos Arc received 5 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.


Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the HW-Q70T, so in the Arc there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q70T at 9 out of 10, while the Arc was rated 7/10.


Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q70T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. The HW-Q70T can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q70T was rated 10/10, while the Arc received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70T over Sonos Arc

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Sonos Arc over Samsung HW-Q70T

  • Amazon Music compatible
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