Klipsch R-10B vs Samsung HW-Q70R review

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Klipsch R-10B
vs
Samsung HW-Q70R

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Klipsch R-10B vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Klipsch R-10B was rated 5.2, while the Samsung HW-Q70R has a rating 6.6. 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, source for the HW-Q70R.

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-Q70R has 3.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 250 (overall) versus 330 (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 7 out of 10 in our ranking. Google Play Music service is only in the R-10B. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q70R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q70R. We rated the connectivity of the R-10B at 4 out of 10, while the HW-Q70R was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q70R provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q70R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

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 R-10B was rated 2/10, while the HW-Q70R received a mark of 7/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Klipsch R-10B over Samsung HW-Q70R

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70R over Klipsch R-10B

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-10B
5.2
Samsung HW-Q70R
6.6
4
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-Q70R

Model

R-10B
HW-Q70R

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
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

250 (overall)
330 (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

Amazon Alexa

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-Q70R
Klipsch R-10B
Samsung HW-Q70R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 6.6
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B
  • 6.6Samsung HW-Q70R

The Samsung HW-Q70R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q70R price