The ZVOX SB380 vs Samsung HW-S40T comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SB380 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 5 for HW-S40T. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and volume down, volume up, power, 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 2.0 for the Samsung HW-S40T. The output power is different and equal to 45 W for the SB380 versus 100 W for the HW-S40T. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their 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-S40T has Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. For connectivity, the SB380 received a rating of 4/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available for the HW-S40T. 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-S40T 5 out of 10.