I had a chance to test and compare two models: Bose Soundbar 700 vs Sony HT-S350 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Bose Soundbar 700 was rated 6.6, while the Sony HT-S350 has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone for the Soundbar 700 and power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV for the HT-S350.
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-S350 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-S350 has wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Bose Soundbar 700 for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-S350 received 7 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The Soundbar 700 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Soundbar 700. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose Soundbar 700 versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Sony HT-S350. As in the Soundbar 700, so in the HT-S350 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Soundbar 700 at 6 out of 10, while the HT-S350 was rated 5/10. The manufacturer of the Soundbar 700 provides a device control application. The Bose Soundbar 700 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Soundbar 700 or HT-S350. 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 Soundbar 700 was rated 2/10, while the HT-S350 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.
The Bose Soundbar 700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 700 price