If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Samsung HW-J355 vs ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-J355 was rated 5.8, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - power, volume down, volume up, input.
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 SB380 has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 60 versus 45 according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-J355 for audio features and specs, but the ZVOX SB380 received 6 out of 10. Google Play Music service is only in the HW-J355. The HW-J355 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-J355. Bluetooth support integrated in the HW-J355. Neither the HW-J355 nor SB380 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the HW-J355 at 6 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10.
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.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-J355 or SB380. 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. The same score of 2/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.
The Samsung HW-J355 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-J355 price