If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Polk Audio Command Bar vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Polk Audio Command Bar was rated 6.6, while the Samsung HW-Q70R has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, microphone, action for the Command Bar and power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Command Bar has 2.1 and HW-Q70R has 3.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 160 (overall) versus 330 (overall) 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 6 out of 10 received the Polk Audio Command Bar for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-Q70R received 7 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q70R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the Command Bar, so in the HW-Q70R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 7/10.
Both devices have integrated voice control via Amazon Alexa. The manufacturer of the HW-Q70R provides a device control application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70R. The HW-Q70R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The Command Bar was rated 5/10, while the HW-Q70R received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.