If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Samsung HW-Q80R vs VIZIO SB2821-D6 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-Q80R was rated 8, while the VIZIO SB2821-D6 has a rating 4.8. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q80R and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB2821-D6.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 and SB2821-D6 has 2.1. 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. Rate 8 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q80R for audio features and specs, but the VIZIO SB2821-D6 received 6 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HW-Q80R can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q80R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q80R. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q80R at 7 out of 10, while the SB2821-D6 was rated 4/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q80R provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q80R equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q80R may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q80R. The HW-Q80R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q80R was rated 10/10, while the SB2821-D6 received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.