In this article, we will talk about Bose Soundbar 700 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The Bose Soundbar 700 was rated 6.6, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 5.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone for the Soundbar 700 and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Soundbar 700 has 3.0 and HT-CT800 has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the Soundbar 700 via wired and wireless, but HT-CT800 has wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking. Google Play Music service is only in the HT-CT800. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose Soundbar 700 versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. As in the Soundbar 700, so in the HT-CT800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the Soundbar 700 at 6 out of 10, while the HT-CT800 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the Soundbar 700 provides a device control application. The Bose Soundbar 700 equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-CT800 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Soundbar 700 or HT-CT800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 2/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.
The Bose Soundbar 700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 700 price