Dayton Audio BS36 vs Samsung HW-Q60R review

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Rating 5 5
Dayton Audio BS36
vs
Samsung HW-Q60R

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Dayton Audio BS36 vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, BS36 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 4.4 for HW-Q60R.

Audio features

The Dayton Audio BS36 has the passive amplification type, the Samsung HW-Q60R - active. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Dayton Audio BS36 has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Dayton Audio BS36 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q60R 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the HW-Q60R has Bluetooth support. Only the HW-Q60R supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the BS36 received a rating of 4/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60R over Dayton Audio BS36

  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Dayton Audio BS36
4.5
Samsung HW-Q60R
4.4
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0
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4
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4
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Common

Product

Dayton Audio BS36
Samsung HW-Q60R

Model

BS36
HW-Q60R

Brand

Dayton Audio
Samsung

Reviews

53
1393

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
power, volume down, volume up, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

passive
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

3/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

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

93.1 x 10.1 x 10.1/37 x 4.2 x 4.8
110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

5.9/13.4
3.5/7.9
Dayton Audio BS36
Samsung HW-Q60R
Dayton Audio BS36
Samsung HW-Q60R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 4.4
  • 4.5Dayton Audio BS36
  • 4.4Samsung HW-Q60R

The Dayton Audio BS36 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Dayton Audio BS36 price