Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-S400 review

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Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-S400 comparison chart

Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-S400 review

Sony HT-G700
Sony HT-S400

Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-S400 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HT-G700 has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 4.4 for HT-S400.

Audio features

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 Sony HT-S400. The output power is different and equal to 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700 versus 330 (overall) W for the HT-S400. 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 Sony HT-S400 6 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.


Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-G700 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 0/1 of the Sony HT-S400. 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. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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 Sony HT-S400 5 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over Sony HT-S400

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Sony HT-G700
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