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 5.6 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. Both models do not support Google Play Music. 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. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Sonos Beam got a rating of 2, and Denon HEOS BAR 4 out of 10.
The Denon HEOS BAR is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Denon HEOS BAR price