In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-N650 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The Samsung HW-N650 was rated 6.6, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 5.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, input, power for the HW-N650 and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-N650 has 5.1 and HT-CT800 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 360 (overall) 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-N650 for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-CT800 received 6 out of 10. Both the HW-N650 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. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-N650 versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. As in the HW-N650, so in the HT-CT800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-N650 at 7 out of 10, while the HT-CT800 was rated 8/10.
The manufacturer of the HW-N650 provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-N650 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-N650 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-N650 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-N650 price