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-M360/ZA vs ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-M360/ZA was rated 6.6, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, input for the HW-M360/ZA and power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-M360/ZA has 2.1 and SB380 has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 200 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-M360/ZA for audio features and specs, but the ZVOX SB380 received 6 out of 10. The HW-M360/ZA can play audio from Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the HW-M360/ZA. Neither the HW-M360/ZA nor SB380 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the HW-M360/ZA at 5 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10.
The manufacturer of the HW-M360/ZA provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-M360/ZA may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-M360/ZA or SB380. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.