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.
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.
Spotify support is available on the HT-A7000.
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.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
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.