Samsung HW-Q70T vs Samsung HW-Q70R review

Votes 6 6
Rating 4.5 4.5

Samsung HW-Q70T vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q70T
8.2
Samsung HW-Q70R
7.6
10
10

Samsung HW-Q70T vs Samsung HW-Q70R review

Samsung HW-Q70T
vs
Samsung HW-Q70R

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-Q70T vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-Q70T was rated 8.2, while the Samsung HW-Q70R has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q70T and power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. Soundbars have the same power - 330 (overall) W. 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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-Q70T versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q70R. As in the HW-Q70T, so in the HW-Q70R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q70T at 9 out of 10, while the HW-Q70R was rated 7/10.

Features

Both devices have integrated voice control via Amazon Alexa. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The same score of 10/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Add soundbar to comparison
We didn't find anything to show here

Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q70T
Samsung HW-Q70R

Model

HW-Q70T
HW-Q70R

Brand

Samsung
Samsung

Reviews

664
1601

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
power, volume down, volume up, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)
330 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD
DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.4 x 4.5
110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.7
3.5/7.9

Other

Release year

2020
2019
Samsung HW-Q70T
Samsung HW-Q70R
Samsung HW-Q70T
Samsung HW-Q70R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7.6
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q70T
  • 7.6Samsung HW-Q70R