The Sonos Beam vs Denon HEOS BAR comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, Beam has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7 for HEOS BAR. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause and volume down, volume up, sound off, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.0. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the HEOS BAR.
Only the Sonos Beam can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sonos Beam has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 of the Denon HEOS BAR. Only the HEOS BAR supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Beam received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
Both models support voice control using Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Denon HEOS BAR.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Sonos Beam got a rating of 4, and Denon HEOS BAR 5 out of 10.