In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-LST70T vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. Both soundbars received a score of 6.4 in our ranking. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-LST70T and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-LST70T has 3.0 and HT-CT800 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 210 (overall) versus 350 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Samsung HW-LST70T. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-LST70T versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HT-CT800. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-LST70T at 6 out of 10, while the HT-CT800 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the HW-LST70T provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-LST70T equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-LST70T or HT-CT800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-LST70T was rated 5/10, while the HT-CT800 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.