Denon HEOS BAR vs Samsung HW-N650

Denon HEOS BAR
vs
Samsung HW-N650

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Denon HEOS BAR vs Samsung HW-N650 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 6.8.

Advantages Samsung HW-N650 over Denon HEOS BAR

  • 5.1 vs 3.0 built-in channels
  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • AirPlay compatible
  • Google Play Music compatible

Common strengths

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify compatible
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Both have App control
  • Both have microphones
  • Multi-room support
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Denon HEOS BAR
6.8
Samsung HW-N650
6.8
10
8
Denon HEOS BAR

Denon HEOS BAR review

Jan 24, 2020

The Denon HEOS Bar soundbar is part of the company's multi-room wireless multi-room devices and its functionality is superior to those typically found in this class. So why not to read this Denon HEO...

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Samsung HW-N650

Samsung HW-N650 review

Nov 22, 2019

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Common

Product

Denon HEOS BAR
Samsung HW-N650

Model

HEOS BAR
HW-N650

Brand

Denon
Samsung

Reviews

19
67

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, sound off
volume down, volume up, input, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, iHeart
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

109.8 x 7.1 x 14.7/43.3 x 2.8 x 5.8
109.2 x 5 x 7.6/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

4.8/10.5
3.1/7.9
Denon HEOS BAR
Samsung HW-N650
Denon HEOS BAR
Samsung HW-N650

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 6.8
  • 6.8Denon HEOS BAR
  • 6.8Samsung HW-N650

The Denon HEOS BAR is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Denon HEOS BAR price