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A Review By Comparison of the Sony Ht S100F Vs. Majority Bowfell Tv Sound Bar

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   4 minute read
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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
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Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

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Reasons why you might like the Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

Overall Score 2.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 388 mm
  • Has An Aux Input

A summary of the review by feature comparison

Category Features Sony HT S100F Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar
DESIGN width 900mm 388mm
height 64mm 54mm
weight 2,400g 1,500g
volume 5,068.8cm³ 1,508.54cm³
thickness 88mm 72mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 2only 2.1only
has bluetooth aptx
has aac
CONNECTIVITY has an aux input
has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 1only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v4.2
has s/pdif out port
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
supports dolby digital
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A breakdown of the review per specifications

Design

Width

Sony HT S100F 900mm
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar 388mm

Sony HT S100F has a width of 900mm. The width represents the horizontal measurement of a device, soundbars are often designed to match the width of television sets or slightly close.

The Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar, at 388mm is smaller in width than the Sony HT S100F with a difference 512mm

Height

Sony HT S100F 64mm
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar 54mm

The Sony HT S100F has a height of 64mm. The height represents the vertical dimension of a soundbar, soundbars are usually designed as slim as possible to beautifully fit in a space.

Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar, at 54mm is shorter than the Sony HT S100F with a difference -10mm

Weight

Sony HT S100F 2,400g
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar 1,500g

Sony HT S100F weighs 2,400g. We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to carry around the space. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes their movement easier, even say for many other kinds of products.

The Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar, at 1,500g weigh less than the Sony HT S100F with a difference g. Most of the time a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you want to change the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should opt to purchase a less heavy soundbar.

Volume

Sony HT S100F 5,068.8cm³
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar 1,508.54cm³

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

Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar's volume is 1,508.54cm³ meaning it requires lesser space than the Sony HT S100F with a difference of cm³

Thickness

Sony HT S100F 88mm
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar 72mm

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

Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar has a thickness of 72mm, meaning that it is less thicker than the Sony HT S100F with a difference of -16mm

Sony HT S100F
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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Sony HT S100F 2only
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar 2.1only

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 represents the total of main speakers, the second number defines the sum of subwoofers, and the third number if available represents the total of “height” speakers.

NOTE: "Height" speakers are most times placed on the ceiling of the room containing the soundbar, but they may as well be upward-facing speakers inside the soundbar.

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

And the Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar having 2.1 implies that it has 2 main speakers and 1 subwoofer

Has Bluetooth Aptx

Sony HT S100F
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

The Sony HT S100F supports BLUETOOTH APTX, a codec used to transmit audio wirelessly with Bluetooth.

Has Aac

Sony HT S100F
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar supports AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.

Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar will work fine with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well

Connectivity

Has An Aux Input

Sony HT S100F
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar has an auxiliary input, an aux input enables you to play from other audio devices by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack.

Has An Hdmi Output

Sony HT S100F
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

The Sony HT S100F has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI or mini HDMI port transfer high-definition audio.

Hdmi Ports

Sony HT S100F 1only
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

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.

Has Bluetooth

Sony HT S100F
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

Sony HT S100F has Bluetooth, a wireless technology which enables you to seamlessly transfer data between different compatible devices.

Both the Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar and the Sony HT S100F have Bluetooth, which means both soundbars to facilitate data exchange with compatible devices that are in close proximity using radio waves which are short-wavelength and at an ultra-high frequency.

Bluetooth Version

Sony HT S100F v4.2
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

Sony HT S100F has a Bluetooth version of 4.2

Has S/Pdif Out Port

Sony HT S100F
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

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

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Sony HT S100F
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

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

Supports Dolby Digital

Sony HT S100F
Majority Bowfell TV Sound Bar

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

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