The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Samsung HW-Q80R vs Dayton Audio BS36 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HW-Q80R has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 4.5 for BS36.
The Samsung HW-Q80R has the active amplification type, the Dayton Audio BS36 - passive. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 versus 3.0 for the Dayton Audio BS36. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Samsung HW-Q80R got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Dayton Audio BS36 5 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the HW-Q80R.
Only the Samsung HW-Q80R can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the HW-Q80R has Bluetooth support. Only the HW-Q80R supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the HW-Q80R received a rating of 7/10 versus 4/10, respectively. App control is available for the HW-Q80R. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-Q80R. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the HW-Q80R has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-Q80R. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.
The Samsung HW-Q80R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q80R price