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Bose SOUNDBAR700BLvsSony HTST5000

Bose SOUNDBAR700BL

82

Kagoo Score

82

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and fully featured 7.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar. It has a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC). Our review analysis indicates that this soundbar is really quiet, good-looking and very easy to setup.
4.8kg
WEIGHT
93
Reviews
21 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Age
2 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Sony HTST5000

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score

Sony HTST5000

£1,099.00
£1,199.00
Our Verdict:
A fully loaded but 4 year old Bluetooth subwoofer included soundbar. It has a handheld remote control and a power of 800W, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
800W
DOLBY
ATMOS
8.2kg
WEIGHT
97
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
57
Value for Money
Average
68
Age
4 Years Old
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Bose SOUNDBAR700BL

82

Kagoo Score

82

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and fully featured 7.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar. It has a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC). Our review analysis indicates that this soundbar is really quiet, good-looking and very easy to setup.
4.8kg
WEIGHT
93
Reviews
21 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Age
2 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Sony HTST5000

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score

Sony HTST5000

£1,099.00
£1,199.00
Our Verdict:
A fully loaded but 4 year old Bluetooth subwoofer included soundbar. It has a handheld remote control and a power of 800W, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
800W
DOLBY
ATMOS
8.2kg
WEIGHT
97
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
57
Value for Money
Average
68
Age
4 Years Old
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
5 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
The Bose SOUNDBAR700BL has received a Kagoo Score of 82, whereas the Sony HTST5000 scored only 72.
£430 Cheaper
The Bose SOUNDBAR700BL is £430 cheaper than the Sony HTST5000.
More Shops Are Selling It
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this soundbar and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
20 Months Newer
The Bose SOUNDBAR700BL is 20 months newer than the Sony HTST5000
Better Brand
Bose soundbars have an average rating of 78.3%, but Sony only has an average rating of 75.9%.
2 Reasons For
7.1.2 Channels Channels
The Sony HTST5000 is 7.1.2 channels channels, however the Bose SOUNDBAR700BL is only 7.1 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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Subwoofer Included
The Sony HTST5000 has a subwoofer included, however the Bose SOUNDBAR700BL does not.

Whether the soundbar includes a subwoofer, which is a loudspeaker for low frequencies (bass sounds).

A subwoofer boosts the bass quality of the soundbar, allowing it to have far more powerful bass than would otherwise be possible.

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Average User Rating

Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Best
5 stars
15 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
1 review
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Bose has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for Bose is 78.3% based on over 1,100 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 75.9% based on 0 reviews.
Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Bose

78

78

Based on over 1,100 reviews
Sony

76

76

Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
32 months old Best 52 months old

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'.

Subwoofer Included

Whether the soundbar includes a subwoofer, which is a loudspeaker for low frequencies (bass sounds).

A subwoofer boosts the bass quality of the soundbar, allowing it to have far more powerful bass than would otherwise be possible.

Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
No
Best
Yes

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Audio Channels
7.1
 7.1
7.1.2
 7.1.2
BEST
Power Unknown - Click to provide data 800W
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 
 
 
Other Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Subwoofer Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data 403mm
Soundbar Dimensions (WxDxH) 44mm 612mm
Bluetooth Profile
A2DP Avrcp
 A2DP
 Avrcp
A2DP Avrcp
 A2DP
 Avrcp
AirPlay
AirPlay
 AirPlay
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
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 Sony HTST5000
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 Dolby Dual Mono
 Dts
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Atmos
 Dolby Dual Mono
Dts Dolby Digital
Dolby Atmos Dolby Dual Mono
 Dts
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Atmos
 Dolby Dual Mono
Game Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
Game mode
 Game mode
 
 
 
Soundbar Speaker Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Tweeter Driver 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mid-Range Driver 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Power Unknown - Click to provide data 90W
 
 
 
Subwoofer Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Subwoofer
Separate
 Separate
Wireless
 Wireless
Wireless Subwoofer Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless subwoofer
 Wireless subwoofer
RMS Power (Subwoofer) Unknown - Click to provide data 30W
Subwoofer Type
Wireless
 Wireless
Wireless
 Wireless
Subwoofer Included
Subwoofer included
 Subwoofer included
Subwoofer included
 Subwoofer included
BEST
 
 
 
Technical Details Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
3D Sound
3D sound
 3D sound
3D sound
 3D sound
Remote Control
Remote control
 Remote control
Remote control
 Remote control
Maximum Screen Size Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data 55"
Connector(s) No HDMI X 3 - Optical X 1 - 3.5 Mm Jack
Wireless Connection
Wireless connection
 Wireless connection
Wireless connection
 Wireless connection
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
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 & Wireless
Wired & Wireless
 Wired & Wireless
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Output Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI In Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port 1 4
BEST
USB Port
USB port
 USB port
USB port
 USB port
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
 
 
 
Power Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Power Consumption (Standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (Typical) 0.5W
BEST
7W
AC Input Frequency 50Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
100
 100
100
 100
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Subwoofer Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 426mm
Subwoofer Height Unknown - Click to provide data 403mm
Width 980mm 1,180mm
Subwoofer Width Unknown - Click to provide data 248mm
Height 57mm 80mm
Depth 109mm 145mm
Subwoofer Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 14.1kg
Weight 4.8kg 8.2kg
 
 
 
Packaging Content Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Handheld Remote Control
Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty card
 Warranty card
Batteries Included
Batteries included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Mounting Brackets Included
Mounting brackets included
 Mounting brackets included
Mounting brackets included
 Mounting brackets included
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 Sony HT-ST5000 7.2.1 Wireless Sound Bar - With Dolby Atmos - Optical Cable - Batteries - Warranty Card - Quick Setup Guide
 
 
 
Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
FM Radio
FM radio
 FM radio
FM radio
 FM radio
Audio Format
AC3 M4A
MP3 Aac
Alac Dts
Lpcm Ogg
Wav Wave
Wma
 AC3
 M4A
 MP3
 Aac
 Alac
 Dts
 Lpcm
 Ogg
 Wav
 Wave
 Wma
AC3 M4A
MP3 Aac
Alac Dts
Lpcm Ogg
Wav Wave
Wma
 AC3
 M4A
 MP3
 Aac
 Alac
 Dts
 Lpcm
 Ogg
 Wav
 Wave
 Wma
Night Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
Night mode
 Night mode
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
Built-in display
 Built-in display
LED Indicators
LED indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Surround Sound
Surround Sound
 Surround Sound
Surround Sound
 Surround Sound
 
 
 
Special Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Multiroom
Multiroom
 Multiroom
Multiroom
 Multiroom
Dolby Atmos Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Atmos
 Dolby Atmos
 
 
 
Features Bose SOUNDBAR700BL Sony HTST5000
Smart Soundbar
Smart soundbar
 Smart soundbar
Smart soundbar
 Smart soundbar

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