Samsung HW-Q70T vs ZVOX SB380 review

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Samsung HW-Q70T vs ZVOX SB380 review

Samsung HW-Q70T
vs
ZVOX SB380

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-Q70T vs ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-Q70T was rated 8.2, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q70T and power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q70T has 3.1.2 and SB380 has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 330 (overall) versus 45 according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q70T for audio features and specs, but the ZVOX SB380 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HW-Q70T can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q70T. Bluetooth support integrated in the HW-Q70T. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q70T. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q70T at 9 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q70T provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q70T equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q70T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70T. The HW-Q70T can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q70T was rated 10/10, while the SB380 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70T over ZVOX SB380

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages ZVOX SB380 over Samsung HW-Q70T

  • Built-in subwoofer
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q70T
ZVOX SB380

Model

HW-Q70T
SB380

Brand

Samsung
ZVOX

Reviews

664
581

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)
45

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
2/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

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 (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.4 x 4.5
88.9 x 12.7 x 7.6/35.5 x 5.7 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.7
4/9.8

Other

Release year

2020
2017
Samsung HW-Q70T
ZVOX SB380
Samsung HW-Q70T
ZVOX SB380

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 4
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q70T
  • 4ZVOX SB380