Samsung HW-J355 vs JBL Bar 5.1

Samsung HW-J355

Samsung HW-J355 review

Dec 14, 2020

It is a high-quality soundbar with a good set of features that will surely appeal to those who would like to improve the sound quality of the TV. I had a chance to test this soundbar and compare Sams...

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JBL Bar 5.1

JBL Bar 5.1 review

May 13, 2019

JBL company offers many models of soundbars for creating compact home theaters. The latest model BAR 5.1 is the most powerful of them. This soundbar combines all the main advantages of low-end models...

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Common

Product

Samsung HW-J355
JBL Bar 5.1

Model

HW-J355
Bar 5.1

Brand

Samsung
JBL

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

976
117

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Supported channel quantity

2.1
5.1

Separate speaker (in package)

2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wire
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer
Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

3/0

HDMI ARC

1

Optical digital input/output

1
1

USB

1
1

Coaxial digital input/output

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (H x W x D), cm/in

5.1 x 94 x 5.1/2.3 x 37.1 x 2.6
5.8 x 114.8 x 9.3/2.3 x 45 x 3.7 (5.8 x 131.3 x 9.3/2.3 x 51.7 x 3.7 with detachable speakers)

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.5
3.9/8.6 (4.5/9.9 with detachable speakers)

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  • 12.6
  • 9.7
  • 12.6Samsung HW-J355
  • 9.7JBL Bar 5.1

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