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Sony Ht S100F Vs. Sonos Arc Review

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   4 minute read
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Reasons why you might like the Sonos Arc

Overall Score 5.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1140 mm
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc
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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. Sonos Arc Review In Summary

Category Features Sonos Arc Sony HT S100F
DESIGN width 1,140mm 900mm
height 87mm 64mm
weight 6,250g 2,400g
volume 11,525.06cm³ 5,068.8cm³
thickness 116mm 88mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 5only 2only
has bluetooth aptx
lowest frequency 47.6Hz
highest frequency 19,900Hz
CONNECTIVITY has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 1only 1only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v4.2
supports wi-fi
hdmi version v2
rj45 ports 1only
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
compatible with google assistant
compatible with alexa
has dolby atmos
has airplay
supports dolby digital plus
supports dolby digital
has a dedicated smartphone app
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Sony Ht S100F Vs. Sonos Arc Review In Detail

Design

Width

Sonos Arc 1,140mm
Sony HT S100F 900mm

Sony HT S100F has a width of 900mm. A soundbar's width represents the horizontal dimension of a soundbar, soundbars are sometimes designed to match the width of TVs or get close.

The Sonos Arc, at 1,140mm is narrower than the Sony HT S100F by mm

Height

Sonos Arc 87mm
Sony HT S100F 64mm

The Sony HT S100F measures to a height of 64mm. Height represents the vertical measurement of a device, they are often designed to be as slim as it can be to beautifully complement a space.

The Sonos Arc, at 87mm is longer in height than the Sony HT S100F with a difference 23mm

Weight

Sonos Arc 6,250g
Sony HT S100F 2,400g

The Sony HT S100F weighs 2,400g. We consider 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 their movement easier, even say for many other kinds of products.

Sonos Arc, at 6,250g is heavier 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 switch the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should try to purchase a lighter soundbar.

Volume

Sonos Arc 11,525.06cm³
Sony HT S100F 5,068.8cm³

The quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by the product's body or, to keep it simple, the space the soundbar occupies. Sony HT S100F takes up 5,068.8cm³, it is a good thing to know the space that the soundbar occupies just so as to ensure that it will fit with ease into the space available .

Sonos Arc's volume is 11,525.06cm³ meaning it occupies lesser space than the Sony HT S100F with a difference of cm³

Thickness

Sonos Arc 116mm
Sony HT S100F 88mm

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

Sonos Arc has a thickness of 116mm, hence thicker than the Sony HT S100F by 28mm

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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Sonos Arc 5only
Sony HT S100F 2only

For surround sound channels, you’re going to run across figures in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number represents the number of main speakers, the second number shows the number of subwoofers, and the third number if available defines the number of “height” speakers.

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

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

Well as the Sonos Arc having 5 means that it has 5 main speakers

Has Bluetooth Aptx

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

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

Lowest Frequency

Sonos Arc 47.6Hz
Sony HT S100F

Low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component reproduces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it. Sonos Arc's lowest frequency is at 47.6Hz.

Highest Frequency

Sonos Arc 19,900Hz
Sony HT S100F

High-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component reproduces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it. Sonos Arc's highest frequency is at 19,900Hz.

Connectivity

Has An Hdmi Output

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

The Sony HT S100F has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI port can channel HD audio.

Sonos Arc too has a High-Definition Multimedia Interface port through which it sends "feed" audio into the HDMI inputs of other digital devices, that can receive and process these signals.

Hdmi Ports

Sonos Arc 1only
Sony HT S100F 1only

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

Sonos Arc has 1 HDMI ports, meaning both devices have an equal number of ports

Has Bluetooth

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

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

Bluetooth Version

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F v4.2

Sony HT S100F has a Bluetooth version of 4.2

Supports Wi-Fi

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices such as computers, and mobile devices .i.e smartphones and wearables to connect and interact with other devices on the internet, the Sonos Arc can connect to Wi-Fi.

Hdmi Version

Sonos Arc v2
Sony HT S100F

Sonos Arc has an HDMI version of 2, newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.

Rj45 Ports

Sonos Arc 1only
Sony HT S100F

RJ-45 ports are used for Local Area Network (LAN) connections. With more ports, you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. Sonos Arc has only 1 ports

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Sonos Arc
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 If you don't want to use your TV's speakers and would rather have everything play 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

Sonos Arc has the HDMI ARC/EARC

Compatible With Google Assistant

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

Sonos Arc is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.

Compatible With Alexa

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

Sonos Arc is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.

Has Dolby Atmos

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. Sonos Arc has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.

Has Airplay

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screens, videos, and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles, or present your slideshows easily on your device.

Supports Dolby Digital Plus

Sonos Arc
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. Sonos Arc supports Dolby digital plus

Supports Dolby Digital

Sonos Arc
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.

Sonos Arc too supports Dolby digital.

Has A Dedicated Smartphone App

Sonos Arc
Sony HT S100F

There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the Sonos Arc.