In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-J355 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The Samsung HW-J355 was rated 5.8, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 5.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input for the HW-J355 and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 60 versus 110 according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the HW-J355 via wired and wireless, but HT-CT800 has wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-J355 for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-CT800 received 6 out of 10. Both the HW-J355 and the HT-CT800 have Google Play Music on board. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HT-CT800. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-J355 at 6 out of 10, while the HT-CT800 was rated 8/10.
The manufacturer of the HW-J355 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-CT800 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-J355 or HT-CT800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 2/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.
The Samsung HW-J355 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-J355 price