Samsung HW-Q60T vs Sony HT-G700 review

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Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-Q60T vs Sony HT-G700 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q60T
5.5
Sony HT-G700
6.2
6
4

Samsung HW-Q60T vs Sony HT-G700 review

Samsung HW-Q60T
vs
Sony HT-G700

It makes sense comparing Samsung HW-Q60T vs Sony HT-G700 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HW-Q60T has a total rating of 5.5 out of 10 versus 6.2 for HT-G700. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, power, source and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-Q60T has 5.1 versus 3.1 for the Sony HT-G700. The output power is different and equal to 360 (overall) W for the HW-Q60T versus 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700. 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.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-Q60T received a rating of 7/10 versus 8/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the HW-Q60T. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the HT-G700 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-G700. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q60T got a rating of 5, and Sony HT-G700 10 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60T over Sony HT-G700

  • App control

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over Samsung HW-Q60T

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q60T
Sony HT-G700

Model

HW-Q60T
HT-G700

Brand

Samsung
Sony

Reviews

664
221

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)
400 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X
DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.3 x 4.1
89 x 6.4 x 10.8/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.5
3.5/7.1

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-Q60T
Sony HT-G700
Samsung HW-Q60T
Sony HT-G700

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.5
  • 6.2
  • 5.5Samsung HW-Q60T
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700

The Sony HT-G700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-G700 price

Samsung HW-Q60T competitors

Sony HT-G700 competitors