It makes sense comparing Sonos Playbar vs Sony HT-G700 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Playbar has a total rating of 5.5 out of 10 versus 6.2 for HT-G700. The competitors' control buttons are different: play/pause, volume up, volume down and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sonos Playbar has 3.0 versus 3.1 for the Sony 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. Spotify support is available on the Playbar.
Only the Sonos Playbar can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the HT-G700 has Bluetooth support. Only the HT-G700 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Playbar received a rating of 3/10 versus 8/10, respectively.
App control is available for the Playbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
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 Sonos Playbar got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-G700 10 out of 10.
The Sony HT-G700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-G700 price