Samsung HT-X30 vs Sonos Playbar

Full Comparison

General

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Number of speakers
5.1
3.0
Type of home cinema package
Separates
Soundbar

Connectors

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Analogue 5.1/6.1/7.1 inputs
noNo
noNo
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
2
0
Analogue RCA stereo outputs
0
0
Component input (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0
0
Component output (YPbPr/YCbCr)
1
0
Composite input
0
0
Composite output
1
0
Digital coaxial input (S/PDIF)
0
0
Digital coaxial output (S/PDIF)
0
0
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
1
1
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
0
0
DVI out
0
0
HDMI
yesYes
noNo
Pre-output (subwoofer)
noNo
noNo
S-video input
0
0
S-video output
0
0
SCART out
yesYes
noNo
Speaker connectors (type)
Squeeze
None
USB
yesYes
noNo

Decoders

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Supported audio files
MP3, WMA
AAC+, AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA
Supported image files
JPEG/JPG
BMP, GIF, JPEG/JPG, PNG
Supported video files
DivX, MPEG4, WMV
MPEG4

Dimensions

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Colour of product
Black
Black, Grey, Silver, White
Weight
30.86 lb
11.90 lb
Weight (front / speaker unit)
1.32 lb
11.90 lb

Features

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Wireless rear speakers
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless speakers included
noNo
noNo

Communication

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Ethernet connection
noNo
yesYes
Type (radio)
FM
FM, Internet Radio

Compatibility

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Radio receiver
yesYes
noNo

Storage

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo
Optical drive
yesYes
noNo

Audio features

Samsung HT-X30Samsung HT-X30Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Center speaker
yesYes
noNo
Front speaker / speaker unit
yesYes
yesYes
Suitable for subwoofer
yesYes
noNo
Surround speakers
yesYes
noNo