Klipsch R-10B vs Samsung HW-M360 review

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Klipsch R-10B
vs
Samsung HW-M360

The Klipsch R-10B vs Samsung HW-M360 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Klipsch R-10B was rated 5.2, while the Samsung HW-M360 has a rating 4.5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up for the R-10B and power, volume down, volume up, input for the HW-M360.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that R-10B has 5.1 and HW-M360 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 250 (overall) versus 100 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 7 out of 10 in our ranking. Google Play Music service is only in the R-10B. The R-10B can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. Neither the R-10B nor HW-M360 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the R-10B at 4 out of 10, while the HW-M360 was rated 5/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the HW-M360 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.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the R-10B or HW-M360. 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 same score of 2/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Klipsch R-10B over Samsung HW-M360

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support

Advantages Samsung HW-M360 over Klipsch R-10B

  • App control

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-10B
5.2
Samsung HW-M360
4.5
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-M360

Model

R-10B
HW-M360

Brand

Klipsch
Samsung

Reviews

404
157

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

250 (overall)
100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

101.5 x 10.5 x 7.1/40 x 4.1 x 2.8
90.6 x 5.3 x 6.8/35.7 x 2.1 x 2.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.1
1.5/3.3
Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-M360
Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-M360

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 4.5
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B
  • 4.5Samsung HW-M360

The Klipsch R-10B is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Klipsch R-10B price