It makes sense comparing Sony HT-G700 vs Samsung Q800B because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HT-G700 has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 9.2 for Q800B.
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 5.1.2 for the Samsung Q800B. The output power is different and equal to 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700 versus 360 (overall) W for the Q800B. 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 Samsung Q800B 8 for its audio features and specs.
Spotify support is available on the Q800B.
Only the Samsung Q800B can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. 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 9/10, respectively.
App control is available for the Q800B. A built-in microphone is present only on the Q800B. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 10 points out of 10.