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Sony Ht Sf150 Vs. Bose Tv Speaker Review

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

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 SF150

Sony HT SF150

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Reasons why you might like the Sony HT SF150

Overall Score 3.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 900 mm
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc

Sony Ht Sf150 Vs. Bose Tv Speaker Review In Summary

Category Features Bose TV Speaker Sony HT SF150
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 Sf150 Vs. Bose Tv Speaker Review In Detail

Design

Width

Bose TV Speaker 594mm
Sony HT SF150 900mm

Sony HT SF150 has a width of 900mm. A soundbar's width represents the horizontal dimension of a device, soundbars are sometimes designed to fit the width of television sets or slightly close.

The Bose TV Speaker, at 594mm is narrower than the Sony HT SF150 by 306mm

Height

Bose TV Speaker 55mm
Sony HT SF150 64mm

Sony HT SF150 has a height of 64mm. Height represents the vertical measurement of a device, they are commonly designed to be as slim as it can be to aesthetically fit in a space.

The Bose TV Speaker, at 55mm is shorter than the Sony HT SF150 with a difference -9mm

Weight

Bose TV Speaker 1,950g
Sony HT SF150 2,400g

Sony HT SF150 weighs 2,400g. We prefer a lower weight best because lighter soundbars are easier to shift around the space. Lighter home appliances are advantageous, as it makes their movement easier, and for many other kinds of products.

The Bose TV Speaker, at 1,950g is lighter than the Sony HT SF150 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 try to purchase a lighter soundbar.

Volume

Bose TV Speaker 3,299.67cm³
Sony HT SF150 5,068.8cm³

The quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by the product's body or, to keep it simple, the space the soundbar fills. Sony HT SF150 takes up 5,068.8cm³, it is important to know the space that a soundbar occupies just so as to ensure that it would fit with ease into the space available next to your other gadgets.

Bose TV Speaker's volume is 3,299.67cm³ meaning it requires lesser space than the Sony HT SF150 by cm³

Thickness

Bose TV Speaker 101mm
Sony HT SF150 88mm

The thickness of Sony HT SF150 is 88mm, to know the thickness of the soundbar you divide its space occupied by the soundbar's surface area(length by width)

Bose TV Speaker has a thickness of 101mm, meaning that it is thicker than the Sony HT SF150 by 13mm

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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Bose TV Speaker 2only
Sony HT SF150 2only

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

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

The Sony HT SF150 having a sound output value of 2 means that it has 2 main speakers

And the Bose TV Speaker having 2 means that it has 2 main speakers

Has Bluetooth Aptx

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT SF150

The Sony HT SF150 supports BLUETOOTH APTX, a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth.

Connectivity

Has An Aux Input

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT SF150

The Bose TV Speaker has an auxiliary input, an aux input allows you 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 SF150

The Sony HT SF150 has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI or mini HDMI port connect HD audio.

Bose TV Speaker too has a High-Definition Multimedia Interface port by which it sends "signals" audio into inputs of other digital devices, which can process these signals.

Hdmi Ports

Bose TV Speaker 1only
Sony HT SF150 1only

Sony HT SF150 has 1 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports imply that you can simultaneously connect several devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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

Has Bluetooth

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT SF150

Sony HT SF150 supports Bluetooth, a cable free technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different compatible devices.

Both the Bose TV Speaker and the Sony HT SF150 have Bluetooth, which allows both soundbars to support data transfers with compatible devices placed in close proximity using radio waves which are short-wavelength and at an ultra-high frequency.

Bluetooth Version

Bose TV Speaker v4
Sony HT SF150 v4.2

Sony HT SF150 has a Bluetooth version of 4.2

Bose TV Speaker has a Bluetooth version of 4, meaning Sony HT SF150 has a higher than the Bose TV Speaker . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Supports Bluetooth Pairing Using Nfc

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT SF150

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 SF150

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 SF150

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 SF150

Compatible With Siri

Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT SF150

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 SF150

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 SF150

Sony HT SF150 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.