Sony HT-G700 vs ZVOX SB380 review

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Sony HT-G700 vs ZVOX SB380 comparison chart

Sony HT-G700 vs ZVOX SB380 review

Sony HT-G700
vs
ZVOX SB380

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Sony HT-G700 vs ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Sony HT-G700 was rated 6.2, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the HT-G700 and power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 400 (overall) versus 45 according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sony HT-G700 for audio features and specs, but the ZVOX SB380 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the HT-G700. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HT-G700. We rated the connectivity of the HT-G700 at 8 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10.

Features

None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HT-G700. The HT-G700 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HT-G700 was rated 10/10, while the SB380 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over ZVOX SB380

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages ZVOX SB380 over Sony HT-G700

  • Built-in subwoofer
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Common

Product

Sony HT-G700
ZVOX SB380

Model

HT-G700
SB380

Brand

Sony
ZVOX

Reviews

306
581

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)
45

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

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
0/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
2/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

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 Plus, Dolby True HD
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

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

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 6.4 x 10.8/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.9
88.9 x 12.7 x 7.6/35.5 x 5.7 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.5/7.1
4/9.8

Other

Release year

2020
2017
Sony HT-G700
ZVOX SB380
Sony HT-G700
ZVOX SB380

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.2
  • 4
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700
  • 4ZVOX SB380