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VIZIO SB3820-C6 vs Samsung HW-J355 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB3820-C6
vs
Samsung HW-J355

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the VIZIO SB3820-C6 vs Samsung HW-J355 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The VIZIO SB3820-C6 was rated 4.6, while the Samsung HW-J355 has a rating 5.8. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB3820-C6 and power, volume down, volume up, input for the HW-J355.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB3820-C6 has 2.0 and HW-J355 has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 5 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB3820-C6 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-J355 received 7 out of 10. Google Play Music service is only in the HW-J355. The HW-J355 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-J355. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. Neither the SB3820-C6 nor HW-J355 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 6/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB3820-C6 or HW-J355. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 2/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3820-C6
Samsung HW-J355

Model

SB3820-C6
HW-J355

Brand

VIZIO
Samsung

Reviews

1375
996

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/38.1 x 3 x 3
94 x 5.1 x 5.1/37.1 x 2.3 x 2.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.6/5.7
1.3/3.5
VIZIO SB3820-C6
Samsung HW-J355
VIZIO SB3820-C6
Samsung HW-J355

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.6
  • 5.8
  • 4.6VIZIO SB3820-C6
  • 5.8Samsung HW-J355

The Samsung HW-J355 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-J355 price