The Samsung HW-Q80R vs Denon HEOS BAR comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-Q80R has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7 for HEOS BAR. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source and volume down, volume up, sound off, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 versus 3.0 for the Denon HEOS BAR. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-Q80R got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Denon HEOS BAR 6 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Samsung HW-Q80R can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-Q80R has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 of the Denon HEOS BAR. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 7/10.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is available to every soundbar.
Only the HW-Q80R has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-Q80R. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q80R got a rating of 10, and Denon HEOS BAR 5 out of 10.
The Samsung HW-Q80R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q80R price