An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB3820-C6 vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB3820-C6 has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 versus 5 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up 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 VIZIO SB3820-C6 has 2.0 versus 5.1 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The VIZIO SB3820-C6 got our rating of 5 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. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the HW-Q60R supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10.
App control is available for the SB3820-C6. 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 VIZIO SB3820-C6 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-Q60R 6 out of 10.