Samsung Q700C vs Denon DHT-S517 review

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Rating 5 5

Samsung Q700C vs Denon DHT-S517 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung Q700C
7.4
Denon DHT-S517
5.4
9
8

Samsung Q700C vs Denon DHT-S517 review

Samsung Q700C
vs
Denon DHT-S517

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Samsung Q700C vs Denon DHT-S517 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Q700C has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 versus 5.4 for DHT-S517.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.1.2. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the Q700C versus 40 (overall) W for the DHT-S517. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung Q700C got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Denon DHT-S517 5 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Spotify support is available on the Q700C.

Connectivity

Only the Samsung Q700C can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. 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. For connectivity, the Q700C received a rating of 10/10 versus 7/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the Q700C. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the Q700C. For multichannel surround Samsung Q700C got a rating of 10, and Denon DHT-S517 7 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung Q700C over Denon DHT-S517

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Samsung Q700C
Denon DHT-S517

Model

Q700C
DHT-S517

Brand

Samsung
Denon

Reviews

0
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
power, source, demo, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

320 (overall)
40 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
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

Pandora, SoundCloud
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)
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 TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Music
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS-HD HRA, DTS-HD MA, DTS Express, DTS 5.1ch
DTS

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

111x6x11.9/43.7x2.4x4.7
78x4.4x7/35.4x2.1x3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

4.8/10.6
2.5/5.5

Other

Release year

2022
2021
Samsung Q700C
Denon DHT-S517
Samsung Q700C
Denon DHT-S517

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.4
  • 5.4
  • 7.4Samsung Q700C
  • 5.4Denon DHT-S517

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Denon DHT-S517 competitors