It makes sense comparing Sonos Beam vs Samsung HW-LST70T because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Beam has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 6.4 for HW-LST70T. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause and volume down, volume up, power, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.0. Only the Samsung HW-LST70T has 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 HW-LST70T.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-LST70T.
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 Samsung HW-LST70T 5 out of 10.