An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so ZVOX SB380 vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB380 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 5 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the ZVOX SB380 has 3.1 versus 5.1 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. The output power is different and equal to 45 W for the SB380 versus 360 (overall) W for the HW-Q60R. Only the ZVOX SB380 has a built-in subwoofer. The ZVOX SB380 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q60R 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the HW-Q60R has Bluetooth support. Only the HW-Q60R supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the SB380 received a rating of 4/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround ZVOX SB380 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-Q60R 6 out of 10.