Sony HT-G700 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 review

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Rating 5 5

Sony HT-G700 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-G700
6.2
VIZIO SB46514-F6
7.6
4
10

Sony HT-G700 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 review

Sony HT-G700
vs
VIZIO SB46514-F6

The Sony HT-G700 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HT-G700 has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 7.6 for SB46514-F6. The set of control buttons for competitors is the same and is: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-G700 has 3.1 versus 5.1.4 for the VIZIO SB46514-F6. 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 not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB46514-F6 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. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available for the SB46514-F6. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB46514-F6. Multi-room is only available for the VIZIO SB46514-F6.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-G700. For multichannel surround Sony HT-G700 got a rating of 10, and VIZIO SB46514-F6 7 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over VIZIO SB46514-F6

  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages VIZIO SB46514-F6 over Sony HT-G700

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

Sony HT-G700
VIZIO SB46514-F6

Model

HT-G700
SB46514-F6

Brand

Sony
VIZIO

Reviews

306
187

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
5.1.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

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
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

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
DTS Virtual:X

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
116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.5/7.1
3.2/7.2

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Sony HT-G700
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Sony HT-G700
VIZIO SB46514-F6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 6.2
  • 7.6
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6