Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-CT800 review

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Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison chart

Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-CT800 review

Sony HT-G700
vs
Sony HT-CT800

In this article, we will talk about Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The Sony HT-G700 was rated 6.2, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 6.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the HT-G700 and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-G700 has 3.1 and HT-CT800 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 400 (overall) versus 350 (overall) according to devices. 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 Sony HT-G700 for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-CT800 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HT-CT800 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HT-CT800. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Sony HT-G700 versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. As in the HT-G700, so in the HT-CT800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10.

Features

None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-CT800 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HT-G700. The HT-G700 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HT-G700 was rated 10/10, while the HT-CT800 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over Sony HT-CT800

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Sony HT-CT800 over Sony HT-G700

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

Sony HT-G700
Sony HT-CT800

Model

HT-G700
HT-CT800

Brand

Sony
Sony

Reviews

306
323

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth
power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)
350 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
3/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD
Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24
DTS-HD

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 6.4 x 10.8/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.9
103 x 5.2 x 12.6/40.5 x 2.1 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

3.5/7.1
2.8/6.1

Other

Release year

2020
2017
Sony HT-G700
Sony HT-CT800
Sony HT-G700
Sony HT-CT800

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.2
  • 6.4
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700
  • 6.4Sony HT-CT800