The Bose Soundbar 700 vs Samsung HW-S40T comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, Soundbar 700 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 5 for HW-S40T. The competitors' control buttons are different: action, microphone and volume down, volume up, power, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Soundbar 700 has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Samsung HW-S40T. Only the Samsung HW-S40T has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the Soundbar 700.
Only the Bose Soundbar 700 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. Only the Soundbar 700 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the Soundbar 700. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Soundbar 700 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-S40T 5 out of 10.