It makes sense comparing Klipsch R-10B vs Samsung HW-N850 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, R-10B has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 versus 7.2 for HW-N850. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up and power, input, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Klipsch R-10B has 5.1 versus 5.1.2 for the Samsung HW-N850. The output power is different and equal to 250 (overall) W for the R-10B versus 372 (overall) W for the HW-N850. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars. Both devices can play streaming audio from Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast.
Only the Samsung HW-N850 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the HW-N850 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the R-10B 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. For multichannel surround Klipsch R-10B got a rating of 2, and Samsung HW-N850 7 out of 10.
The Samsung HW-N850 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-N850 price