Sony HT-G700 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Sony HT-G700 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-G700
6.2
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
4
10

Sony HT-G700 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

Sony HT-G700
vs
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

The Sony HT-G700 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sony HT-G700 was rated 6.2, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the HT-G700 and microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-G700 has 3.1 and Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the HT-G700 via wireless, but Smart Soundbar 300 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sony HT-G700 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10. The Smart Soundbar 300 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Smart Soundbar 300. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Sony HT-G700 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 300. As in the HT-G700, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10. The manufacturer of the Smart Soundbar 300 provides a device control application. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may 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 Smart Soundbar 300 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over Sony HT-G700

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

Sony HT-G700
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Model

HT-G700
Smart Soundbar 300

Brand

Sony
Bose

Reviews

306
144

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
microphone, action

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

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
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, 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
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
66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4

Weight, kg/pounds

3.5/7.1
3.6/8

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Sony HT-G700
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Sony HT-G700
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.2
  • 7.6
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300

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