JBL Bar 5.1 vs ZVOX SB380

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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ZVOX SB380

ZVOX SB380 review

Apr 25, 2019

It is the solution which provides you with perfectly-clear output sound. This model features 3 full-range speakers. It also uses various technologies to enhance output sound and dialogues. This solut...

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Common

Product

JBL Bar 5.1
ZVOX SB380

Model

Bar 5.1
SB380

Brand

JBL
ZVOX

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.6 of 5

Reviews

117
242

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

5.1
3.1

Supported channel quantity

5.1
3.1

Separate speaker (in package)

2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

3/0

HDMI ARC

1

Optical digital input/output

1
2

USB

1

Coaxial digital input/output

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

1
0

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

5.8 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)
12.7 x 88.9 x 7.6/5.7 x 35.5 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.6 (4.5/9.9 with detachable speakers)
4.0/9.8

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  • 9.7
  • 8.8
  • 9.7JBL Bar 5.1
  • 8.8ZVOX SB380

JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 5.1 price