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Sony Ht S100F Vs. Bose Tv Speaker Review

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   4 minute read
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Bose TV Speaker

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Reasons why you might like the Bose TV Speaker

Overall Score 4.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 594 mm
  • Has An Aux Input
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Sony HT S100F

Sony HT S100F

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Reasons why you might like the Sony HT S100F

Overall Score 3.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 900 mm
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc

Sony Ht S100F Vs. Bose Tv Speaker Review In Summary

Category Features Bose TV Speaker Sony HT S100F
DESIGN width 594mm 900mm
height 55mm 64mm
weight 1,950g 2,400g
volume 3,299.67cm³ 5,068.8cm³
thickness 101mm 88mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 2only 2only
has bluetooth aptx
CONNECTIVITY has an aux input
has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 1only 1only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v4 v4.2
supports bluetooth pairing using nfc
has s/pdif out port
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
compatible with siri
supports dolby digital plus
supports dolby digital
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Sony Ht S100F Vs. Bose Tv Speaker Review In Detail

Design

Width

Bose TV Speaker 594mm
Sony HT S100F 900mm

Sony HT S100F has a width of 900mm. The width represents the horizontal measurement of a soundbar, soundbars are sometimes designed to fit the width of TVs or get close.

The Bose TV Speaker, at 594mm is smaller in width than the Sony HT S100F with a difference 306mm

Height

Bose TV Speaker 55mm
Sony HT S100F 64mm

The Sony HT S100F measures to a height of 64mm. The height represents the vertical measurement of a soundbar, soundbars are commonly designed to be as thin as possible to beautifully complement a space.

The Bose TV Speaker, at 55mm is shorter than the Sony HT S100F with a difference -9mm

Weight

Bose TV Speaker 1,950g
Sony HT S100F 2,400g

The Sony HT S100F weighs 2,400g. We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter soundbars are easier to carry around the space. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other kinds of products.

The Bose TV Speaker, at 1,950g weigh less than the Sony HT S100F with a difference g. Often a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you will need to adjust the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should opt to purchase a less heavy soundbar.

Volume

Bose TV Speaker 3,299.67cm³
Sony HT S100F 5,068.8cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by the soundbar or, to keep it simple, the space the product fills. Sony HT S100F occupies 5,068.8cm³, it is important to know the space that a soundbar takes up to confirm that it will easily fit in the available space next to your other gadgets.

Bose TV Speaker's volume is 3,299.67cm³ meaning it occupies lesser space than the Sony HT S100F by cm³

Thickness

Bose TV Speaker 101mm
Sony HT S100F 88mm

The depth of Sony HT S100F is 88mm, to know the thickness of the soundbar you divide its volume by the surface area(length by width)

Bose TV Speaker has a thickness of 101mm, meaning that it is thicker than the Sony HT S100F with a difference of 13mm

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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Bose TV Speaker 2only
Sony HT S100F 2only

When it comes to surround sound channels, you’re going to run across numbers in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number denotes the total of main speakers, the second number represents the sum of subwoofers, and the third number if available defines the sum of “height” speakers.

NOTE: "Height" speakers are commonly placed on the ceiling of the room that has the soundbar, but they may as well be upward-facing speakers within the soundbar itself.

Sony HT S100F having a sound output value of 2 indicates that it has 2 main speakers

Well as the Bose TV Speaker having 2 indicates that it has 2 main speakers

Has Bluetooth Aptx

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

Sony HT S100F supports BLUETOOTH APTX, a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth.

Connectivity

Has An Aux Input

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

The Bose TV Speaker has an auxiliary input, an aux input allows you to play from external audio sources by connecting them via a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack.

Has An Hdmi Output

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

Sony HT S100F has an HDMI output port, soundbars with an HDMI port transfer high-definition audio.

Bose TV Speaker too has HDMI port through which it sends "feed" audio into the HDMI inputs of other digital devices, that can process these signals.

Hdmi Ports

Bose TV Speaker 1only
Sony HT S100F 1only

Sony HT S100F has 1 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports mean that you can connect at the same time numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Bose TV Speaker has 1 HDMI ports, meaning both devices have an equal number of ports

Has Bluetooth

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

Sony HT S100F has Bluetooth, a cable free technology that enables you to seamlessly transfer data between different compatible devices.

Both the Bose TV Speaker and the Sony HT S100F have Bluetooth, which means both soundbars to support data transfers with compatible devices that are in close range using radio waves that are short-wavelength and at an ultra-high frequency.

Bluetooth Version

Bose TV Speaker v4
Sony HT S100F v4.2

Sony HT S100F has a Bluetooth version of 4.2

Bose TV Speaker has a Bluetooth version of 4, meaning Sony HT S100F has a higher than the Bose TV Speaker . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Supports Bluetooth Pairing Using Nfc

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

Bose TV Speaker supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Has S/Pdif Out Port

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

Before you needed to connect an optical cable from your TV to the optical input of an audio device on top of the already connected HDMI cable to play all audio through a soundbar, now with ARC you can easily connect all these at a go from a compatible HDMI socket on your TV to an HDMI ARC socket on your soundbar.

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) carries audio over HDMI. ARC is only capable of carrying compressed 5.1 audio, but eARC has higher bandwidth and can carry uncompressed 7.1 audio, as well as formats such as DTS:X and full bitrate Dolby Atmos. It is available on the Sony HT S100F

Compatible With Siri

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

Bose TV Speaker is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.

Supports Dolby Digital Plus

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen (14) different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for much better sound quality. Bose TV Speaker supports Dolby digital plus

Supports Dolby Digital

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT S100F

Sony HT S100F supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.

Bose TV Speaker too supports Dolby digital.