The Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-X8500 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HT-G700 has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 6 for HT-X8500. The set of control buttons for competitors is the same and is: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth.
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-X8500. Only the Sony HT-X8500 has a built-in subwoofer. The Sony HT-G700 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Sony HT-X8500 6 for its audio features and specs.
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. 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, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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.