In this article, we will talk about Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-S40R comparison. The Sony HT-G700 was rated 6.2, while the Sony HT-S40R has a rating 5.2.
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-S40R has 5.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 400 (overall) versus 600 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the HT-G700 via wireless, but HT-S40R has wired connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Sony HT-G700 versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Sony HT-S40R. As in the HT-G700, so in the HT-S40R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HT-G700 at 8 out of 10, while the HT-S40R was rated 7/10.
None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
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-S40R received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.