VIZIO SB2920-C6 vs Samsung HW-J355 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB2920-C6
vs
Samsung HW-J355

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the VIZIO SB2920-C6 vs Samsung HW-J355 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The VIZIO SB2920-C6 was rated 4, while the Samsung HW-J355 has a rating 5.8. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the SB2920-C6 and power, volume down, volume up, input for the HW-J355.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB2920-C6 has 2.0 and HW-J355 has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SB2920-C6 via wired, but HW-J355 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 5 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB2920-C6 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-J355 received 7 out of 10. Google Play Music service is only in the HW-J355. 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. Neither the SB2920-C6 nor HW-J355 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SB2920-C6 at 5 out of 10, while the HW-J355 was rated 6/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the HW-J355 provides a device control 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 SB2920-C6 or HW-J355. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.

Advantages Samsung HW-J355 over VIZIO SB2920-C6

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB2920-C6
4
Samsung HW-J355
5.8
4
5
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB2920-C6
Samsung HW-J355

Model

SB2920-C6
HW-J355

Brand

VIZIO
Samsung

Reviews

5350
1070

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, Bluetooth
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wired
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
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)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

2/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
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

73 x 7.6 x 7.6/29 x 3 x 3
94 x 5.1 x 5.1/37.1 x 2.3 x 2.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2/4.5
1.3/3.5
VIZIO SB2920-C6
Samsung HW-J355
VIZIO SB2920-C6
Samsung HW-J355

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4
  • 5.8
  • 4VIZIO SB2920-C6
  • 5.8Samsung HW-J355

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