Samsung Q600C vs Samsung Q600B

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Rating 5 5

Q600C vs Q600B comparison chart

Overall
Samsung Q600C
5.6
Samsung Q600B
6
4
4
Multichannel surround
10
10

Samsung Q600C vs Samsung Q600B review

Samsung Q600C
vs
Samsung Q600B

Comparing Samsung Q600C and Samsung Q600B, all pros and cons of devices become clear. Advantages have shown that Q600B has advantages over Q600C mainly in terms of audio performance. According to the results of our comparison, Q600C received 5.6 points out of 10 possible, and Q600B was rated 6 points.

Advantages Samsung Q600C over Samsung Q600B

  • We do not know advantages

Advantages Samsung Q600B over Samsung Q600C

  • We do not know advantages

Audio features

The Q600C is rated 7 of 10 against 8 for the Q600B according to the audio features rating.

Q600C
7
Q600B
8

It worth understanding the difference between the two types of amplification: a passive soundbar does not have its own amplifier and receives amplification from the signal source, while an active soundbar has a built-in amplifier. The same active type of amplification is used in the Q600C and the Q600B.

There are stereo soundbars and multichannel ones. It is with the help of multichannel devices that you can get volumetric sound. The number of channels in the considered devices is the same - 3.1.2. There is no difference in output power, the soundbars have 360 (overall) W.

Q600C Q600B
Built-in channels3.1.23.1.2
Amplification typeactiveactive
Output power, W360 (overall)360 (overall)
Separate speaker (in package)00
Separate speaker connectionswirelesswireless

Subwoofers

Soundbars can have a built-in or external subwoofer. The first type is inseparable from the soundbar body, but for the second, you can choose a good location for deep bass. Both reviewed devices are equipped with an external subwoofer. Competitors support wireless connection to a separate external subwoofer.

Q600C Q600B
Built-in subwoofer
Separate subwoofer (in package)
Separate subwoofer connectionswirelesswireless

Multichannel surround

Unlike stereo, when reproducing multichannel sound, each specific direction of sound corresponds to its dedicated channel with a separate independent loudspeaker, which creates a three-dimensional sound stage. The multichannel sound reproduction capabilities of the soundbars were rated 10 out of 10.

Q600C
10
Q600B
10

The peculiarity of Dolby Atmos is that this format is object-oriented, that is, each object of the audio signal is sounded separately and linked to its spatial location. If we consider the models in terms of support for Dolby Atmos, then both soundbars can work with this technology.

DTS:X is an algorithm for processing sound scenes by the processor, linking directly to objects, rather than channels, and calculating the optimal distribution of sound output in a room. This ability to reproduce surround sound with DTS:X technology is included in each of these soundbars.

Q600C Q600B
Dolby Atmos
Dolby (other)Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos MusicDolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Music
DTS:X
DTS (other)DTS 5.1chDTS 5.1ch

Streaming services

The possibility to listen online to millions of songs from one device has become a reality thanks to streaming services.

Q600C
0
Q600B
0

None of the two models is not implemented AirPlay function. The popular Spotify service cannot be used on both soundbars.

Q600C Q600B
Apple Music (AirPlay)
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming serviceshas nothas not

Connectivity

The existence of a sufficient number of current connectors significantly expands the functionality of the device. For example, only through HDMI is it possible to implement the transfer of object-oriented formats, and the presence of a Bluetooth connection will allow remote control, etc. The devices received different ratings for connectivity: Samsung Q600C was rated 7 out of 10, and Samsung Q600B was rated 8 out of 10.

Q600C
7
Q600B
8

The presence of Wi-Fi in the soundbar allows you to get rid of wires when connected to a sound source and get minimal audio latency when playing content from streaming services. Such connection as via Wi-Fi is not possible on any of the devices in comparison.

Bluetooth connection is now one of the main communication protocols for speaker systems, which provides excellent quality and minimal audio latency. The availability of Bluetooth protocol, we can see in both models. The competitors in this comparison has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs.

HDMI ARC is a very usefull technology that creates a two-way communication channel between a TV and another device. This is convenient since there is no need to use optical and other cables in the system. HDMI ARC is basic for both soundbars. Connecting external devices via USB can be done on both models.

Q600C Q600B
WI-FI
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45)00
NFC
HDMI input/output1/11/1
HDMI ARC
HDMI eARC
HDMI CEC
Optical digital input/output1/01/0
USB1 (USB 2.0)1 (USB 2.0)
Coaxial digital input/output0/00/0
Analog audio input/output (RCA)0/00/0
Headphone output00
Subwoofer output00

Features

Voice control is designed to make operating the device more convenient. This allows you to control basic soundbar functions from anywhere in the room.

Proprietary applications allow you to control your soundbars remotely. This is possible both via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. In our case, the ability to control the soundbar using the app is not implemented in any of the competitors. None of these soundbars have a built-in microphone.

Some soundbars can be part of a multi-room system and it is an affordable solution for sounding the whole house. However, it is impossible to create a multiroom system based on each of these soundbars.

Q600C Q600B
Voice control
App control
Microphone
Remote control
Multi-room

Dimensions

Q600C Q600B
Size (Wx H x D), cm/in103x5.7x10.5/40.5x2.2x4.1103.1x5.5x10.4/40.6x2.2x4.1
Weight, kg/pounds3.8/8.33.8/8.4
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