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A Review By Comparison of the Sony Ht Sf150 Vs. Sony Ht S100F

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   3 minute read
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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
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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

A summary of the review by feature comparison

Category Features Sony HT SF150 Sony HT S100F
DESIGN width 900mm 900mm
height 64mm 64mm
weight 2,400g 2,400g
volume 5,068.8cm³ 5,068.8cm³
thickness 88mm 88mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 2only 2only
has bluetooth aptx
CONNECTIVITY has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 1only 1only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v4.2 v4.2
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
supports dolby digital
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A breakdown of the review per specifications

Design

Width

Sony HT SF150 900mm
Sony HT S100F 900mm

Sony HT SF150 has a width of 900mm. The width indicates the horizontal measurement of a device, soundbars are often designed to fit the width of television sets or get close.

Sony HT S100F, at 900mm has the same width as the Sony HT SF150

Height

Sony HT SF150 64mm
Sony HT S100F 64mm

Sony HT SF150 measures to a height of 64mm. The height represents the vertical dimension of a device, soundbars are often designed to be as slim as it can be to aesthetically complement a space.

The Sony HT S100F, at 64mm its height is equal to the Sony HT SF150

Weight

Sony HT SF150 2,400g
Sony HT S100F 2,400g

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

Sony HT S100F, at 2,400g has weighs the same as the Sony HT SF150.

Volume

Sony HT SF150 5,068.8cm³
Sony HT S100F 5,068.8cm³

The quantity of three-dimensional space taken up by the soundbar or, in simpler terms, the space the soundbar fills. Sony HT SF150 takes up 5,068.8cm³, it is a good thing to know the space that a soundbar occupies just so as to confirm that it would fit with ease into the space available next to your other gadgets.

Sony HT S100F's volume is 5,068.8cm³ meaning it occupies the same space as the Sony HT SF150

Thickness

Sony HT SF150 88mm
Sony HT S100F 88mm

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

Sony HT S100F has a thickness of 88mm, the same as that of Sony HT SF150

Sony HT SF150
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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Sony HT SF150 2only
Sony HT S100F 2only

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

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

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

And the Sony HT S100F having 2 means that it has 2 main speakers

Has Bluetooth Aptx

Sony HT SF150
Sony HT S100F

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

Sony HT S100F support BLUETOOTH APTX as well. It is developed by Qualcomm and uses 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.

Connectivity

Has An Hdmi Output

Sony HT SF150
Sony HT S100F

Sony HT SF150 has an HDMI output port, soundbars with an HDMI port transfer high-definition audio.

Sony HT S100F too has a High-Definition Multimedia Interface port by which it sends "signals" audio into inputs of other digital devices, that can receive and process these signals.

Hdmi Ports

Sony HT SF150 1only
Sony HT S100F 1only

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

The Sony HT S100F has 1 HDMI ports, meaning both devices have an equal number of ports

Has Bluetooth

Sony HT SF150
Sony HT S100F

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

Both the Sony HT S100F and the Sony HT SF150 have Bluetooth, which allows both devices to support data exchange with compatible devices placed in close range using radio waves that are short-wavelength and at an ultra-high frequency.

Bluetooth Version

Sony HT SF150 v4.2
Sony HT S100F v4.2

Sony HT SF150 has a Bluetooth version of 4.2

Sony HT S100F has a Bluetooth version of 4.2, meaning both devices are on the same version . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Sony HT SF150
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 SF150

Sony HT S100F has the HDMI ARC/EARC

Supports Dolby Digital

Sony HT SF150
Sony HT S100F

Sony HT SF150 supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.

Sony HT S100F too supports Dolby digital.

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