The Sony HT-G700 vs Samsung HW-M360/ZA comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sony HT-G700 was rated 6.2, while the Samsung HW-M360/ZA has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the HT-G700 and volume down, volume up, power, input for the HW-M360/ZA.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-G700 has 3.1 and HW-M360/ZA has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 400 (overall) versus 200 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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking. The HW-M360/ZA can play audio from Spotify.
Both models do not 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-G700. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HT-G700 at 8 out of 10, while the HW-M360/ZA was rated 5/10.
The manufacturer of the HW-M360/ZA provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-M360/ZA may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HT-G700. The HT-G700 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HT-G700 was rated 10/10, while the HW-M360/ZA received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.