Samsung HW-Q800T vs JBL Bar 5.1

HW-Q800T vs Bar 5.1 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q800T
8.2
JBL Bar 5.1
7.2
10
5

Samsung HW-Q800T vs JBL Bar 5.1 review

Samsung HW-Q800T
vs
JBL Bar 5.1

The Samsung HW-Q800T vs JBL Bar 5.1 side-by-side comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. HW-Q800T has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 7.2 out of 10 for Bar 5.1.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q800T over JBL Bar 5.1

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages JBL Bar 5.1 over Samsung HW-Q800T

  • 5.1 vs 3.1.2 built-in channels
  • AirPlay compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible

Common strengths

  • 2 separate speakers in package
  • Both soundbars have separate subwoofers in package
  • Spotify compatible
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Both have App control
Votes 3 3
Rating 5 5
JBL Bar 5.1

Nov 22, 2019

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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q800T
JBL Bar 5.1

Model

HW-Q800T
Bar 5.1

Brand

Samsung
JBL

Reviews

664
2550

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)
510 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
3/0

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
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.4 x 4.5
114.8 x 5.8 x 9.3/45 x 2.3 x 3.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.9
3.9/8.6

Other

Release year

2020
2017
Samsung HW-Q800T
JBL Bar 5.1
Samsung HW-Q800T
JBL Bar 5.1

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7.2
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q800T
  • 7.2JBL Bar 5.1

The Samsung HW-Q800T is better soundbar in this comparison - check Samsung HW-Q800T price.

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