An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha SR-C20A vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 5. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, power, source and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. The output power is different and equal to 100 (overall) W for the SR-C20A versus 360 (overall) W for the HW-Q60R. Only the Yamaha SR-C20A has a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha SR-C20A got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q60R 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha SR-C20A has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Samsung HW-Q60R. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SR-C20A received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available for the SR-C20A. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Yamaha SR-C20A got a rating of 5, and Samsung HW-Q60R 6 out of 10.