Samsung HW-T450 vs Sony HT-G700 review

Votes 2 2
Rating 4.5 4.5

Samsung HW-T450 vs Sony HT-G700 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-T450
4.5
Sony HT-G700
6.2
4
4

Samsung HW-T450 vs Sony HT-G700 review

Samsung HW-T450
vs
Sony HT-G700

It makes sense comparing Samsung HW-T450 vs Sony HT-G700 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HW-T450 has a total rating of 4.5 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-T450 has 2.1 versus 3.1 for the Sony HT-G700. The output power is different and equal to 200 (overall) W for the HW-T450 versus 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-T450 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Sony HT-G700 7 for its 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. Only the HT-G700 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-T450 received a rating of 5/10 versus 8/10, respectively.

Features

Compared soundbars have no app control. 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-T450 got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-G700 10 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over Samsung HW-T450

  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-T450
Sony HT-G700

Model

HW-T450
HT-G700

Brand

Samsung
Sony

Reviews

2901
306

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

2.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200 (overall)
400 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
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

0/0
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)

has not
DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

83.8 x 5 x 5/33.9 x 2.1 x 2.9
89 x 6.4 x 10.8/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.3
3.5/7.1

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-T450
Sony HT-G700
Samsung HW-T450
Sony HT-G700

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 6.2
  • 4.5Samsung HW-T450
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700

Samsung HW-T450 competitors

Sony HT-G700 competitors