The Samsung HW-J355 vs Denon HEOS BAR comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-J355 has a total rating of 5.8 out of 10 versus 7 for HEOS BAR. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input 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-J355 has 2.1 versus 3.0 for the Denon HEOS BAR. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The HW-J355 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the HEOS BAR - wireless. The Samsung HW-J355 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Denon HEOS BAR 6 for its audio features and specs. Only the HW-J355 supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Samsung HW-J355 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the HEOS BAR supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-J355 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HEOS BAR. Multi-room is only available for the Denon HEOS BAR.
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 Samsung HW-J355 got a rating of 2, and Denon HEOS BAR 4 out of 10.
The Denon HEOS BAR is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Denon HEOS BAR price