If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Sonos Playbar vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Sonos Playbar was rated 4.5, while the Samsung HW-Q70R has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, play/pause, volume up, volume down for the Playbar 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 Playbar has 3.0 and HW-Q70R has 3.1.2. 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. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the HW-Q70R. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q70R. We rated the connectivity of the Playbar at 3 out of 10, while the HW-Q70R was rated 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-Q70R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot 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. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Samsung HW-Q70R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q70R price