In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-Q80R vs Samsung HW-Q900T comparison. The Samsung HW-Q80R was rated 8, while the Samsung HW-Q900T has a rating 8.2. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q80R and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q900T.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 and HW-Q900T has 7.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 372 (overall) versus 406 (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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 8 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the HW-Q80R, so in the HW-Q900T there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q80R at 7 out of 10, while the HW-Q900T was rated 8/10.
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.
Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q80R was rated 10/10, while the HW-Q900T received a mark of 9/10 for multichannel surround.