The Samsung HW-Q950T vs Denon HEOS BAR comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-Q950T has a total rating of 8.4 out of 10 versus 7 for HEOS BAR. The competitors' control buttons are different: multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone 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-Q950T has 9.1.4 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-Q950T got our rating of 9 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-Q950T can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-Q950T 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, the HW-Q950T received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
Both models support voice control using Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant. 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-Q950T has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-Q950T. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q950T got a rating of 9, and Denon HEOS BAR 5 out of 10.