It makes sense comparing Denon HEOS BAR vs Samsung HW-LST70T because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HEOS BAR has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 6.4 for HW-LST70T. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, sound off 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.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Samsung HW-LST70T can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Denon HEOS BAR has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Samsung HW-LST70T. Only the HEOS BAR supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HEOS BAR received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is available to every soundbar.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.