Bose TV Speaker vs Sony HT-S400 review

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Bose TV Speaker vs Sony HT-S400 review

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT-S400

Bose TV Speaker vs Sony HT-S400 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, TV Speaker has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 4.4 for HT-S400.

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 2.1 for the Sony HT-S400. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The TV Speaker has a wired connection to separate subwoofer, and the HT-S400 - wireless. The Bose TV Speaker got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Sony HT-S400 6 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.


Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose TV Speaker has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 0/1 of the Sony HT-S400. 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.

Multichannel surround

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 TV Speaker got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-S400 5 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-S400 over Bose TV Speaker

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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