It makes sense comparing Sony HT-Z9F vs Sony HT-G700 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HT-Z9F has a total rating of 7.2 out of 10 versus 6.2 for HT-G700. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.1. The output power is identical and equal to 400 (overall) W. 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.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the HT-Z9F.
Only the Sony HT-Z9F can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-Z9F has 2/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Sony HT-G700. 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. Multi-room is only available for the Sony HT-Z9F.
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 Sony HT-Z9F got a rating of 8, and Sony HT-G700 10 out of 10.
The Sony HT-Z9F is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-Z9F price