Samsung HW-Q60R vs JBL Bar 5.1

Samsung HW-Q60R
vs
JBL Bar 5.1

The Samsung HW-Q60R vs JBL Bar 5.1 side-by-side comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. HW-Q60R has a total rating of 4.4 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for Bar 5.1.

Advantages JBL Bar 5.1 over Samsung HW-Q60R

  • Separate speakers in package
  • AirPlay compatible
  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify compatible
  • App control

Common strengths

  • 5.1 built-in channels
  • Both soundbars have separate subwoofers in package
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
Votes 6 6
Rating 4 4

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JBL Bar 5.1

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Nov 22, 2019

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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q60R
JBL Bar 5.1

Model

HW-Q60R
Bar 5.1

Brand

Samsung
JBL

Reviews

1319
1518

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, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)
510 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
3/0

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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

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

110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9
114.8 x 5.8 x 9.3/45 x 2.3 x 3.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.5/7.9
3.9/8.6
Samsung HW-Q60R
JBL Bar 5.1
Samsung HW-Q60R
JBL Bar 5.1

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.4
  • 7
  • 4.4Samsung HW-Q60R
  • 7JBL Bar 5.1

The JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 5.1 price