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 ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-Q80R was rated 6.8, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q80R and power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380.
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 SB380 has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 372 (overall) versus 45 according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Rate 8 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q80R for audio features and specs, but the ZVOX SB380 received 6 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The HW-Q80R can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q80R. Bluetooth support integrated in the HW-Q80R. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q80R. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q80R at 7 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q80R provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q80R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot 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. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The HW-Q80R was rated 7/10, while the SB380 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The Samsung HW-Q80R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q80R price