It makes sense comparing Dayton Audio BS36 vs Samsung HW-N850 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, BS36 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 7.2 for HW-N850.
The Dayton Audio BS36 has the passive amplification type, the Samsung HW-N850 - active. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Dayton Audio BS36 has 3.0 versus 5.1.2 for the Samsung HW-N850. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Dayton Audio BS36 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-N850 7 for its audio features and specs. Only the HW-N850 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the HW-N850.
Only the Samsung HW-N850 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the HW-N850 has Bluetooth support. Only the HW-N850 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the BS36 received a rating of 4/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the HW-N850. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the HW-N850 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-N850. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.
The Samsung HW-N850 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-N850 price