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Sonos Beam vs. Bose Soundbar 700 + 1

Sonos Beam

Sonos Beam

Full Star 1Full Star 2Full Star 3Full Star 4Half Star 5
4.1

£329.00

£339.00 Incl. delivery
Bose Soundbar 700

Bose Soundbar 700

Full Star 1Full Star 2Full Star 3Half Star 4Empty Star 5
3.1

£599.00

£639.00 Incl. delivery
Sony HT-G700

Sony HT-G700

Full Star 1Full Star 2Full Star 3Empty Star 4Empty Star 5
3

£299.00

£302.99 Incl. delivery
Subwoofer
No
No
Yes
Dimensions sub (WxHxD)
Depth sub
Height sub
Width sub
Bass elements, size (sub)
Capacity sub (RMS)
100 W
Type of enclosure (sub)
Weight (subwoofer)
7.5 kg
Wireless
Yes
Center speaker
No
Yes
Capacity center (RMS)
Weight (center)
4.76 kg
Frequency range (max)
Frequency range (min)
50 Hz
24 Hz
Front speaker / speaker unit
Yes
No
Yes
Power per channel (RMS)
Surround speakers
No
No
Weight (front / speaker unit)
2.8 kg
Bluetooth
No
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth codec
Bluetooth profile
A2DP
Bluetooth version
5.0
Ethernet connection
Yes
Yes
No
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
No
3D support (3D-Ready)
No
No
No
Radio receiver
No
No
Yes
Type (radio)
AM
Streaming standards
AirPlay, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Deezer, AirPlay 2, Amazon Music
AirPlay, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Deezer, TuneIn, AirPlay 2, Amazon Music
Spotify Connect
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
0 ​
0 ​
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
0 pair
0 pair
Digital coaxial input (S/PDIF)
0 ​
0 ​
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
0 ​
1 ​
Front/side connections
HDMI
Yes
Yes
Yes
HDCP-version
2.2
HDMI version
Number of HDMI inputs
1 ​
1 ​
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
Supported standards
eARC
eARC
Other connectors
Separate DVD / Blu-ray player
No
No
No
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audio format
Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS ES, DTS 96/24, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS HD Master Audio, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X
Supported audio files
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, AAC+, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
Supported image files
JPEG/JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
JPEG/JPG
Supported video files
Available colours
Black, White
Black, White, Silver, Grey
Black
Dimensions front/speaker unit (WxHxD)
Depth front/speaker unit
100 mm
108 mm
Height front/speaker unit
6.85 mm
57.2 mm
Width front/speaker unit
651 mm
978 mm
Built-in internet services
Features
Support for internet radio, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Speakers suitable for Dolby Atmos, Support for multiroom
Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features
DLNA, Designed for wall mounting, Supports NFC, Speakers suitable for Dolby Atmos
Voice assistant compatible
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Wireless rear speakers
Yes
Yes
Wireless speakers included
No
No
Automatic calibration with measurement microphone
No
No
Number of speakers
5.1
7.0
3.1
Type of home cinema package
Number of speaker drivers
5 ​
7 ​
Soundbase (suitable for TV placement)
No
No
No
Video formats supported
1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
Optical drive
No
No
No