Sony HT-S350 vs Sony HT-G700 review

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Sony HT-S350 vs Sony HT-G700 comparison chart

Sony HT-S350 vs Sony HT-G700 review

Sony HT-S350
vs
Sony HT-G700

It makes sense comparing Sony HT-S350 vs Sony HT-G700 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HT-S350 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 6.2 for HT-G700. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-S350 has 2.1 versus 3.1 for the Sony HT-G700. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the HT-S350 versus 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

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

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-S350 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Sony HT-G700. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the HT-S350 received a rating of 6/10 versus 8/10, respectively.

Features

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-S350 got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-G700 10 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over Sony HT-S350

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Sony HT-S350
Sony HT-G700

Model

HT-S350
HT-G700

Brand

Sony
Sony

Reviews

2158
306

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV
power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

320 (overall)
400 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

90 x 6.4 x 8.8/35.5 x 2.6 x 3.5
89 x 6.4 x 10.8/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.4
3.5/7.1

Other

Release year

2019
2020
Sony HT-S350
Sony HT-G700
Sony HT-S350
Sony HT-G700

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 6.2
  • 5Sony HT-S350
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700

Sony HT-S350 competitors

Sony HT-G700 competitors