In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-M360/ZA vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. Both soundbars received a score of 5.6 in our ranking. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, input for the HW-M360/ZA 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, 100 versus 110 according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-M360/ZA for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-CT800 received 6 out of 10. Both the HW-M360/ZA and the HT-CT800 have Google Play Music on board. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HT-CT800. 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-M360/ZA at 5 out of 10, while the HT-CT800 was rated 8/10.
The manufacturer of the HW-M360/ZA 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-M360/ZA 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-M360/ZA is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-M360/ZA price