Denon HEOS BAR vs Samsung HW-Q60R review

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Rating 5 5
Denon HEOS BAR
vs
Samsung HW-Q60R

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Denon HEOS BAR vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HEOS BAR has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 4.4 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, sound off and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Denon HEOS BAR has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Denon HEOS BAR got our rating of 6 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 is available on the HEOS BAR.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Denon HEOS BAR has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Samsung HW-Q60R. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HEOS BAR received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available for the HEOS BAR. A built-in microphone is present only on the HEOS BAR. Multi-room is only available for the Denon HEOS BAR.

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. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.

Advantages Denon HEOS BAR over Samsung HW-Q60R

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Denon HEOS BAR
7
Samsung HW-Q60R
4.4
10
4
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Common

Product

Denon HEOS BAR
Samsung HW-Q60R

Model

HEOS BAR
HW-Q60R

Brand

Denon
Samsung

Reviews

20
1393

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, sound off
power, volume down, volume up, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, iHeart
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

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

109.8 x 7.1 x 14.7/43.3 x 2.8 x 5.8
110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

4.8/10.5
3.5/7.9
Denon HEOS BAR
Samsung HW-Q60R
Denon HEOS BAR
Samsung HW-Q60R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 4.4
  • 7Denon HEOS BAR
  • 4.4Samsung HW-Q60R

The Denon HEOS BAR is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Denon HEOS BAR price