Sony HT-S350 vs Samsung HW-R650 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HT-S350 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 5.2 for HW-R650. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV and volume down, volume up, power, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-S350 has 2.1 versus 3.1 for the Samsung HW-R650. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the HT-S350 versus 340 (overall) W for the HW-R650. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-S350 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Samsung HW-R650. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the HT-S350 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Sony HT-S350 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-R650 5 out of 10.
The Samsung HW-R650 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-R650 price