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Bose SOUNDBAR700BL

74

Kagoo Score

74

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 7.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar. It has a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
4.8kg
WEIGHT
52
Brand Rating
Average Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Widely Available
57
Value for Money
Average
78
Age
2 Years Old
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sonos Arc

81

Kagoo Score

81

Kagoo Score

Sonos Arc

£778.25
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning but 2 year old 2.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar, with a gold award from one expert review website and 3 further awards from other expert sites and a good spec. It is wall mountable, features Audio Return Channel (ARC) and has a power of 500W. Our review analysis indicates that this soundbar is very quiet and easy to setup, and noisy.
500W
DOLBY
ATMOS
6.3kg
WEIGHT
94
Reviews
814 Reviews + 4 Awards
76
Features
Good Features
95
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
78
Age
2 Years Old
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Bose SOUNDBAR700BL

74

Kagoo Score

74

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 7.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar. It has a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
4.8kg
WEIGHT
52
Brand Rating
Average Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Widely Available
57
Value for Money
Average
78
Age
2 Years Old
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sonos Arc

81

Kagoo Score

81

Kagoo Score

Sonos Arc

£778.25
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning but 2 year old 2.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar, with a gold award from one expert review website and 3 further awards from other expert sites and a good spec. It is wall mountable, features Audio Return Channel (ARC) and has a power of 500W. Our review analysis indicates that this soundbar is very quiet and easy to setup, and noisy.
500W
DOLBY
ATMOS
6.3kg
WEIGHT
94
Reviews
814 Reviews + 4 Awards
76
Features
Good Features
95
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
78
Age
2 Years Old
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
3 Reasons For
Bigger Audio Output Channels
The Bose SOUNDBAR700BL is 7.1 channels channels, which is 4 times as many audio output channels as the Sonos Arc (2.1 channels).

'Audio Output' denotes the number of individual channels for the soundbar to use. Specific sounds and parts of the screen are assigned to individual channels, allowing the soundbar to simulate surround sound and create a deeper audio depth.

More channels mean that the sound will be more spread across the channels, leading to a richer surround sound 'effect'.

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Handheld Remote Control
The Bose SOUNDBAR700BL has a handheld remote control, whereas the Sonos Arc does not.

'Handheld Remote Control' denotes whether the soundbar comes with a remote to control the device from afar.

A remote control makes it far easier and more convenient to use the soundbar - you can turn it on/off and tweak the volume without having to get up and walk across the room!

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Cheaper by £205
The Bose SOUNDBAR700BL is £205.47 cheaper than the Sonos Arc.
4 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
The Sonos Arc has received a Kagoo Score of 81, whereas the Bose SOUNDBAR700BL scored 74.
Three Months Newer
The Sonos Arc is three months newer than the Bose SOUNDBAR700BL
Four More Awards
The Sonos Arc has received 4 awards, but the Bose SOUNDBAR700BL has received no awards.
Better Brand
Sonos soundbars have an average rating of 81%, but Bose only has an average rating of 76.7%.

Awards

Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
No awards found
4 Awards

Average Expert Rating

Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
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Best
5 stars
10 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
679 reviews
4 stars
68 reviews
3 stars
18 reviews
2 stars
12 reviews
1 star
16 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Sonos has a better average brand rating than Bose. The average brand rating for Sonos is 81% based on over 1,200 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Bose is 76.7% based on 70+ reviews.
Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Bose

77

77

Based on 70+ reviews
Sonos

81

81

Based on over 1,200 reviews

Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
31 months old 28 months old Best

Audio Channels

'Audio Output' denotes the number of individual channels for the soundbar to use. Specific sounds and parts of the screen are assigned to individual channels, allowing the soundbar to simulate surround sound and create a deeper audio depth.

More channels mean that the sound will be more spread across the channels, leading to a richer surround sound 'effect'.

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Audio Channels
7.1
 7.1
BEST
2.1
 2.1
Power Unknown - Click to provide data 500W
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 
 
 
Other Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Soundbar Dimensions (WxDxH) 44mm 8.7mm
AirPlay
AirPlay
 AirPlay
AirPlay
 AirPlay
Docking Connector
Not Supported
 Not Supported
Not Supported
 Not Supported
Frequency Range 2.4Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Apple Docking Compatibility
Not Supported
 Not Supported
Not Supported
 Not Supported
Internet Radio
Internet radio
 Internet radio
Internet radio
 Internet radio
 
 
 
Audio Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio Decoder
Dts Dolby Digital
Dolby Atmos
 Dts
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Atmos
Dts Dolby Digital
Dolby Atmos
 Dts
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Atmos
Equalizer Unknown - Click to provide data
Equalizer
 Equalizer
 
 
 
Soundbar Speaker Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Woofer Driver Unknown - Click to provide data 8
Tweeter Driver 1 3
BEST
Mid-Range Driver 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Subwoofer Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Subwoofer
Separate
 Separate
No
 No
Wireless Subwoofer Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless subwoofer
 Wireless subwoofer
Subwoofer Type
Wireless
 Wireless
Wireless
 Wireless
Subwoofer Included
Subwoofer included
 Subwoofer included
Subwoofer included
 Subwoofer included
 
 
 
Technical Details Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
3D Sound
3D sound
 3D sound
3D sound
 3D sound
Remote Control
Remote control
 Remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Connector(s) No HDMI (ARC) X 1
Wireless Connection
Wireless connection
 Wireless connection
Wireless connection
 Wireless connection
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Ethernet LAN Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Near Field Communication (NFC) Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Digital Audio Optical In 1 1
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Connection
Wired & Wireless Wired
 Wired & Wireless
 Wired
Wired & Wireless Wired
 Wired & Wireless
 Wired
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port 1 1
USB Port
USB port
 USB port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Power Consumption (Standby) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (Typical) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency 50Hz 50Hz
AC Input Voltage
100
 100
100
 100
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Width 980mm 1,142mm
Height 57mm 87mm
Depth 109mm 115mm
Weight 4.8kg 6.3kg
 
 
 
Packaging Content Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Handheld Remote Control
Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
Batteries included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Brackets Included
Mounting brackets included
 Mounting brackets included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
Ac Hdmi
Optical
 Ac
 Hdmi
 Optical
Ac Hdmi
Optical
 Ac
 Hdmi
 Optical
Packaging Content Bose 700 Sound Bar - Remote - AA Batteries X 4 - HDMI Cable - External Power Supply - Quick Setup Guide - Cleaning Cloth Sonos Arc 3.0 Sound Bar - HDMI Cable - Optional HDMI to Optical Adapter - Power Lead - Documentation
 
 
 
Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
FM Radio
FM radio
 FM radio
FM radio
 FM radio
Audio Format
Aiff Alac
Flac Wav
 Aiff
 Alac
 Flac
 Wav
Aiff Alac
Flac Wav
 Aiff
 Alac
 Flac
 Wav
TV Stands
TV stands
 TV stands
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
Wall mountable
 Wall mountable
Wall mountable
 Wall mountable
Recommended Usage Universal Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
White Black
 White
 Black
White Black
 White
 Black
Built-in Display
Built-in display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
LED indicators
 LED indicators
LED indicators
 LED indicators
Surround Sound
Surround Sound
 Surround Sound
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Special Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Multiroom
Multiroom
 Multiroom
Multiroom
 Multiroom
Dolby Atmos Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Atmos
 Dolby Atmos
 
 
 
Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sonos Arc
Smart Soundbar
Smart soundbar
 Smart soundbar
Smart soundbar
 Smart soundbar

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