Samsung HW-Q60R vs Samsung HW-K850

HW-Q60R vs HW-K850 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q60R
5
Samsung HW-K850
6
4
4

Samsung HW-Q60R vs Samsung HW-K850 review

Samsung HW-Q60R
vs
Samsung HW-K850

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung HW-Q60R vs Samsung HW-K850 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. HW-Q60R has a total rating of 5 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for HW-K850.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60R over Samsung HW-K850

  • 5.1 vs 3.1.2 built-in channels

Advantages Samsung HW-K850 over Samsung HW-Q60R

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify compatible
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos

Common strengths

  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Samsung HW-K850

Jan 31, 2020

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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q60R
Samsung HW-K850

Model

HW-Q60R
HW-K850

Brand

Samsung
Samsung

Reviews

1662
75

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, source
power, volume down, volume up, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)
350 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Napster, iHeart

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
2/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9
120.9 x 8.1 x 12.9 /47.6 x 3.2 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.5/7.9
6.6/14.7

Other

Release year

2019
2016
Samsung HW-Q60R
Samsung HW-K850
Samsung HW-Q60R
Samsung HW-K850

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 6
  • 5Samsung HW-Q60R
  • 6Samsung HW-K850