Klipsch R-10B vs Samsung HW-Q60R review

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Klipsch R-10B
vs
Samsung HW-Q60R

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Klipsch R-10B vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, R-10B has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 versus 4.4 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 5.1. The output power is different and equal to 250 (overall) W for the R-10B versus 360 (overall) W for the HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Klipsch R-10B got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q60R 8 for its audio features and specs. Only the R-10B supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the R-10B.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the HW-Q60R supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the R-10B received a rating of 4/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Klipsch R-10B got a rating of 2, and Samsung HW-Q60R 4 out of 10.

Advantages Klipsch R-10B over Samsung HW-Q60R

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

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60R over Klipsch R-10B

  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-10B
5.2
Samsung HW-Q60R
4.4
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-Q60R

Model

R-10B
HW-Q60R

Brand

Klipsch
Samsung

Reviews

404
1393

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, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

250 (overall)
360 (overall)

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
110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.1
3.5/7.9
Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-Q60R
Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-Q60R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 4.4
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B
  • 4.4Samsung HW-Q60R

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