The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Sony HT-G700 vs Polk Audio Command Bar that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HT-G700 has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Command Bar. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth and volume down, volume up, microphone, action, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-G700 has 3.1 versus 2.1 for the Polk Audio Command Bar. The output power is different and equal to 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700 versus 160 (overall) W for the Command Bar. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Sony HT-G700 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Polk Audio Command Bar 6 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the Command Bar.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HT-G700 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. Compared soundbars have no app control. A built-in microphone is present only on the Command Bar. Multi-room is only available for the Polk Audio Command Bar.
Only the HT-G700 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-G700. For multichannel surround Sony HT-G700 got a rating of 10, and Polk Audio Command Bar 5 out of 10.