Yamaha SR-B20A vs Samsung Q600B review

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Yamaha SR-B20A vs Samsung Q600B comparison chart

Yamaha SR-B20A vs Samsung Q600B review

Yamaha SR-B20A
Samsung Q600B

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Yamaha SR-B20A vs Samsung Q600B comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Yamaha SR-B20A was rated 3.8, while the Samsung Q600B has a rating 6.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SR-B20A has 2.1 and Q600B has 3.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 (overall) versus 360 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha SR-B20A. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Yamaha SR-B20A for audio features and specs, but the Samsung Q600B received 8 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.


Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha SR-B20A versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung Q600B. As in the SR-B20A, so in the Q600B there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SR-B20A at 4 out of 10, while the Q600B was rated 8/10.


None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. 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 is onboard the Q600B. The Q600B can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SR-B20A was rated 6/10, while the Q600B received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Yamaha SR-B20A over Samsung Q600B

  • Built-in subwoofer

Advantages Samsung Q600B over Yamaha SR-B20A

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Yamaha SR-B20A
Samsung Q600B