Samsung HW-J260 vs Sonos Playbar

Full Comparison

General

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Automatic calibration (w/ measurement mic.)
noNo
noNo
Number of speakers
2.2
3.0
Type of home cinema package
Soundbar
Soundbar
Number of speaker drivers
4
9
Soundbase
noNo
noNo

Connectors

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Analogue 3.5mm input
1
0
Analogue 5.1/6.1/7.1 inputs
noNo
noNo
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
0
0
Analogue RCA stereo outputs
0
0
Component input (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0
0
Component output (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0
0
Composite input
0
0
Composite output
0
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
noNo
noNo
Pre-output (subwoofer)
noNo
noNo
S-video input
0
0
S-video output
0
0
SCART out
noNo
noNo
Separate DVD / Blu-ray player
noNo
noNo
Speaker connectors (type)
None
None
USB
yesYes
noNo

Decoders

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Supported audio files
AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA
AAC+, AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA

Dimensions

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Colour of product
Black
Black, Grey, Silver, White
Weight
1.8 kg
5.4 kg
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Width)
720 mm
900 mm
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Height)
67 mm
85 mm
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Depth)
75 mm
140 mm
Weight (front / speaker unit)
1.8 kg
5.4 kg

Features

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Features
Designed for wall mounting
Simulated surround, Support for multiroom, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for internet radio
Wireless rear speakers
noNo
yesYes
Remote control app for mobile / tablet
noNo
yesYes

Communication

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Bluetooth
yesYes
noNo
Ethernet connection
yesYes
yesYes
NFC
noNo
noNo
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
noNo
yesYes

Compatibility

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
3D support (3D-Ready)
noNo
noNo
DLNA certified
noNo
noNo
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
noNo
noNo
Radio receiver
noNo
noNo

Storage

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo
Memory card reader
noNo
noNo
Optical drive
noNo
noNo

Audio features

Samsung HW-J260Samsung HW-J260Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Center speaker
noNo
noNo
Front speaker / speaker unit
yesYes
yesYes
Bass element
yesYes
noNo
Broadband element
noNo
noNo
Midrange
noNo
yesYes
Tweeter elements
yesYes
yesYes
Suitable for subwoofer
noNo
noNo
Surround speakers
noNo
noNo

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