The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Sonos Beam vs Dayton Audio BS36 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Beam has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 4.5 for BS36.
The Sonos Beam has the active amplification type, the Dayton Audio BS36 - passive. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.0. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Sonos Beam got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Dayton Audio BS36 5 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Only the Sonos Beam can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the Beam has Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, the Beam received a rating of 6/10 versus 4/10, respectively. App control is available for the Beam. A built-in microphone is present only on the Beam. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.
The Sonos Beam is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Beam price