Samsung HW-J355 vs Klipsch R-10B review

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Samsung HW-J355
vs
Klipsch R-10B

Samsung HW-J355 vs Klipsch R-10B comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-J355 has a total rating of 5.8 out of 10 versus 5.2 for R-10B. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and input, mute, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

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 5.1 for the Klipsch R-10B. The output power is different and equal to 60 W for the HW-J355 versus 250 (overall) W for the R-10B. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The HW-J355 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the R-10B - wireless. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars. Both devices can play streaming audio from Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast.

Connectivity

Only the Samsung HW-J355 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. For connectivity, the HW-J355 received a rating of 6/10 versus 4/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the HW-J355. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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, each of the opponents received 2 points out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-J355 over Klipsch R-10B

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-J355
5.8
Klipsch R-10B
5.2
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-J355
Klipsch R-10B

Model

HW-J355
R-10B

Brand

Samsung
Klipsch

Reviews

1070
404

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
input, mute, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60
250 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

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
101.5 x 10.5 x 7.1/40 x 4.1 x 2.8

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.5
3.2/7.1
Samsung HW-J355
Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-J355
Klipsch R-10B

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.8
  • 5.2
  • 5.8Samsung HW-J355
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B

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