Bose TV Speaker vs Sony HT-A7000 review

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Bose TV Speaker vs Sony HT-A7000 review

Bose TV Speaker
vs
Sony HT-A7000

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Bose TV Speaker vs Sony HT-A7000 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, TV Speaker has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 8 for HT-A7000.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose TV Speaker has 3.0 versus 7.1.2 for the Sony HT-A7000. Only the Sony HT-A7000 has a built-in subwoofer. The Bose TV Speaker got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Sony HT-A7000 9 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Spotify support is available on the HT-A7000.

Connectivity

Only the Sony HT-A7000 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose TV Speaker has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 2/1 of the Sony HT-A7000. 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 7/10.

Features

Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the HT-A7000 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-A7000. For multichannel surround Bose TV Speaker got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-A7000 10 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-A7000 over Bose TV Speaker

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT-A7000

Model

TV Speaker
HT-A7000

Brand

Bose
Sony

Reviews

795
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

500 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
2/1

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
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Dual mono, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital plus, Dolby TrueHD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS ES

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

58.4 x 5 x 10.1/23.4 x 2.2 x 4
130x8x14.2/51.2x3.2x5.5

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.7
8.7/19

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT-A7000
Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT-A7000

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  • 5
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  • 5Bose TV Speaker
  • 8Sony HT-A7000