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 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. 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.
The Sonos Beam is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Beam price