Popular soundbar comparisons 2020

  • Sony HT-Z9F review Yamaha YAS-209 review

    Sony HT-Z9F vs Yamaha YAS-209

    The Sony has 3.1 vs 2.0 channels from its opponent. The output power is 400W (overall) against 100W. Sony HT-Z9F supports Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.2 and the Bluetooth LDAC codec, except for SBC and AAC codecs. Support for standard audio formats, the Sony HT-Z9F includes various Dolby formats, up to Dolby Atmos, DTS to DTS:X fo...
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  • Sony HT-X9000F review Samsung HW-Q60R review

    Sony HT-X9000F vs Samsung HW-Q60R

    The audio features of these devices are incomparable. Samsung has 5.1 channels and 360W vs 2.1 and 100W from its rival. Created jointly by Samsung Audio Lab and Harman Kardon, the HW-Q60R sound panel is designed to create surround sound in home theaters. The mentioned Adaptive Sound function allows the HW-Q60R to analyze t...
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  • Yamaha YAS-209 review Bose Soundbar 500 review

    Yamaha YAS-209 vs Bose Soundbar 500

    The Bose has 3.0 channels while Yamaha owns 2.0. A thin body imperceptibly placed under the TV, and powerful sound fills the entire space of the room. And with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support, you can stream whatever you want in a way that’s convenient for you. Operate the Bose Soundbar 500 soundbar with the included...
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  • Samsung HW-N650 review Samsung HW-Q60R review

    Samsung HW-N650 vs HW-Q60R

    Both soundbars have 5.1 channels and 360W of power. The connection and control is complicated by the lack of a full screen: it is, but very tiny and hidden under a grid on the right side of the soundbar. To be precise, this is not a display, but an alphanumeric indicator. In addition to the usual HDMI, there is an optica...
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  • Yamaha YSP-5600 review Samsung HW-Q90R review

    Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Samsung HW-Q90R

    Comparing Samsung vs Yamaha I can’t go by the fact that the first has 7.1.4 channels while its opponent has 7.1.2. The power is 512W (overall) vs 90W respectively. The soundbar Samsung HW-Q90R does not have an on-board calibration function, unlike some other high-quality systems like Yamaha YSP-5600. For ordinary c...
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  • Sony HT-Z9F review Samsung HW-Q90R review

    Sony HT-Z9F vs Samsung HW-Q90R

    The unit from Samsung has 7.1.4 channels while Sony boasts 3.1. The power is 512W vs 400W. Soundbar Samsung HW-Q90R provides high-quality sound of music, movies and games. High-quality sound distributes waves in all parts of the room: up, down, right and left. Reflecting from the ceiling, they create surround sound. The set incl...
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  • JBL Bar 5.1 review Samsung HW-Q90R review

    JBL Bar 5.1 vs Samsung HW-Q90R

    Samsung has 7.1.4 channels while JBL boasts 5.1. The output power is almost equal - 512W vs 510W. The soundbar will create the atmosphere of a real cinema in your room with a sound of cinematic quality. You get the impression that the sound in 7.1.4 channel format envelops you from all sides. This is ensured by speakers emitting...
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  • Sony HT-Z9F review Samsung HW-Q70R review

    Sony HT-Z9F vs Samsung HW-Q70R

    These units have almost identical audio features. The Q70R has 3.1.2 channels vs 3.1 from his rival and 330W of power. Sony has 400W. On the front panel on the right are several basic controls for power, volume and source selection; everything else is controlled using the included remote. For those who plan to install this sou...
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  • Yamaha YAS-209 review Samsung HW-Q70R review

    Yamaha YAS-209 vs Samsung HW-Q70R

    Samsung has 3.1.2 channels vs 2.0 from its opponent. The output power is 330W against 100W. The restrained and minimalist look matches most other modern TVs, and the width means that it can be used with screen sizes up to 65 inches. A regular three-character screen is located in the far front right corner of the soundbar. ...
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  • Samsung HW-Q60R review Samsung HW-Q70R review

    Samsung HW-Q60R vs HW-Q70R

    Comparing these two models from the same line I can say that Q70R loses in channel quantity and power. Here we have 3.1.2 vs 5.1, and 330W vs 360W. The acoustic beam function is based on a tuned resonating tube that directs sounds to the side and up to the ceiling. There are also three forward speakers, i.e. dialogs ar...
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  • Yamaha YSP-2700 review Samsung HW-Q80R review

    Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Samsung HW-Q80R

    Talking about audio features of these two we can say that Samsung has 5.1.2 channels and 372W of power vs 7.1 channels and 107W from Yamaha. Thanks to the end-to-end transmission of 4K video, you can easily watch 4K video from sources such as UBD players or game consoles. The soundbar supports sources with HDR 10 tech...
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  • Bose Solo 5 review Yamaha YAS-109 review

    Bose Solo 5 vs Yamaha YAS-109

    These top-notch units have much in common. Their channel quantity is equal. They have 2.0 configuration. The small-sized soundbar with a strict external design in terms of quality and power of the output sound is really capable of replacing larger speakers. In addition, the dialogue mode can provide a more comfortable viewing of T...
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  • Yamaha YAS-207 review Samsung HW-Q60R review

    Yamaha YAS-207 vs Samsung HW-Q60R

    The leader in terms of audio features is clear. The Yamaha boasts 2.1 channels and 100W while Samsung has 5.1 channels and 360W of power. In the center of the front panel there is a line of LED indicators, they display the selected source, activity of the processes (Surround, Clear Voice, etc.) or respond in a friendly bli...
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  • Yamaha YAS-207 review Polk Audio SIGNA S2 review

    Yamaha YAS-207 vs Polk Audio SIGNA S2

    Signa S2's low-profile, versatile soundbar delivers incredible, space-filling sound — much more than you can get from the TV’s small built-in speakers. Signa S2 supports Polk Voice Adjust and surround technology, delivers crystal clear dialogs and immersive surround sound, and the complete wireless subw...
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  • JBL Bar 5.1 review Samsung HW-Q80R review

    JBL Bar 5.1 vs Samsung HW-Q80R

    Looking at these soundbars first we have to compare their audio features. Samsung boasts 5.1.2 channels and 372W of output power vs 5.1 channels and 510W from JBL. The Samsung HW-Q80R speaker system as a whole was developed jointly with sound experts from Harman Kardon. Despite the fact that the soundbar Samsung HW-Q80R is desig...
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  • JBL Bar 5.1 review Samsung HW-Q70R review

    JBL Bar 5.1 vs Samsung HW-Q70R

    Concerning audio features comparison Samsung has 3.1.2 channels compared to JBL’s 5.1. The power is 330W vs 510W respectively. A regular three-character screen is located in the far front right corner of the soundbar. The display lights up when you select inputs, change settings, adjust the volume, or select one of the fou...
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  • Yamaha YSP-2700 review Samsung HW-Q90R review

    Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Samsung HW-Q90R

    Comparing these units I have to note that Samsung has 7.1.4 channels vs 7.1 from Yamaha. Concerning power the first one has 512W against 107W. On the front panel there are six woofers and three tweeters, large speakers are located on both sides, plus two more of the previously mentioned speakers in the upper part. Wirele...
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  • JBL Bar 5.1 review Bose Soundbar 500 review

    JBL Bar 5.1 vs Bose Soundbar 500

    Here we have 5.1 channels in JBL housing and 3.0 in Bose. JBL’s first strong point is connected with a real wireless subwoofer (up to 300 W) and a 25-cm speaker. The second plus of JBL Bar 5.1 is based on its removable surround speakers, working wirelessly for 10 hours. JBL Bar 5.1 has three HDMI 2.0 inputs with suppor...
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  • Yamaha YAS-209 review Samsung HW-Q60R review

    Yamaha YAS-209 vs Samsung HW-Q60R

    Comparing these two sides in terms of audio features we have an obvious leader. Samsung has 5.1 channels and 360W of power vs 2.0 channels and 100W from Yamaha. Samsung HW-Q60R can transmit the highest quality signal through its HDMI input. It is a pity that he has only one such port. Alternatively, you can use the analog ...
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  • Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 review Yamaha YSP-2700 review

    Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs YSP-2700

    Compared Yamaha brothers obviously have diversities. The MusicCast has 5.1 channels and 100W of power, while his rival has 7.1 and 107W respectively. All six soundbar drivers are concentrated on the front panel, so it is suspended horizontally from the wall - just like it is on the pedestal. The bass dr...
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