Samsung HW-J355 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-J355 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-J355
6.6
Samsung HW-Q60T
5.5
5
6

Samsung HW-J355 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Samsung HW-J355
vs
Samsung HW-Q60T

The Samsung HW-J355 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-J355 was rated 6.6, while the Samsung HW-Q60T has a rating 5.5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input for the HW-J355 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q60T.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-J355 has 2.1 and HW-Q60T has 5.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 120 versus 360 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the HW-J355 via wired and wireless, but HW-Q60T has wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking. The HW-J355 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-J355. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q60T. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-J355 at 6 out of 10, while the HW-Q60T was rated 7/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-J355 or HW-Q60T. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-J355 was rated 4/10, while the HW-Q60T received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-J355 over Samsung HW-Q60T

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60T over Samsung HW-J355

  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-J355
Samsung HW-Q60T

Model

HW-J355
HW-Q60T

Brand

Samsung
Samsung

Reviews

1104
664

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120
360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

has not
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

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

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

94 x 5.1 x 5.1/37.1 x 2.3 x 2.6
96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.3 x 4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.5
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2015
2020
Samsung HW-J355
Samsung HW-Q60T
Samsung HW-J355
Samsung HW-Q60T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 5.5
  • 6.6Samsung HW-J355
  • 5.5Samsung HW-Q60T

The Samsung HW-J355 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-J355 price

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