The Samsung HW-Q80R vs Samsung HW-M360/ZA comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-Q80R was rated 8, while the Samsung HW-M360/ZA has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q80R and volume down, volume up, power, input for the HW-M360/ZA.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 and HW-M360/ZA has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 372 (overall) versus 200 according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 8 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q80R for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-M360/ZA received 7 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q80R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q80R. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q80R at 7 out of 10, while the HW-M360/ZA was rated 5/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-Q80R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q80R. The HW-Q80R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q80R was rated 10/10, while the HW-M360/ZA received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.