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 ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Sonos Playbar was rated 4.5, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. 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, input for the SB380.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Playbar has 3.0 and SB380 has 3.1. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sonos Playbar for audio features and specs, but the ZVOX SB380 received 6 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The Playbar can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Playbar. Soundbars from this comparison do not have Bluetooth support. Neither the Playbar nor SB380 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Playbar at 3 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10.
The manufacturer of the Playbar provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Playbar or SB380. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Sonos Playbar is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Playbar price