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Samsung DVD-C550

Samsung DVD-C550
alaScore 78

73 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews of Samsung DVD-C550. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The usability and price also get good views.

price, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Samsung DVD-C550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung DVD-C550


alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Samsung DVD-C550 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, design

70% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung DVD-C550 1080P Upscaling DVD PlayerSamsung DVD-C550 1080P Upscaling DVD Player

May, 2018

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Excellent buy!


I am very pleased with this Samsung DVD player that I bought to use with a Samsung TV.

May, 2011

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Very good buy


Everything was as expected out of the box. I was quite amazed at how there was absolutely no setting up to do as everything was done automatically. Picture quality is amazing for a DVD player which proves the upscaling works very well as promised. I am...

May, 2011

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for a dvd player this one is hits the mark! colors are good and nice upscaled picture (much better then they used to be ) i got it for $89 and i can say ive had a lot of dvd and a few bluray players and this one gives them a good run for the money...

great picture for a upscaling dvd player interesting touch control price...

none really!!

Jan, 2011

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Samsung DVD-C550


Excellent picture and ease of operation. Great value!

Jan, 2011

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This DVD player has great picture quality however when operating its constantly noisy. Its probably not so bad behind a cabinet but in my small room the disc spinnig and clicking noises are really distracting when trying to enjoy films. Never owned a...

Dec, 2010

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Samsung DVD-C550


Excellent picture and ease of operation. Great value


Dec, 2010

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Samsung DVD-C550


Bought to work with a new Samsung LCD TV. Being all Samsung, it all works using just the TV remote and through the HDMI cable, so DVD player can be hidden. Good picture - not sure I can really tell the difference between the upscaled one and a...

The "neat, sleek design" has only touch-sensitive controls, not mechanical buttons, with near-invisible logos (dimly back-lit) to show where they are. I have had to stick white labels on them to see them! A triumph of form over function!!

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Frequency range:20 - 20000


Color of product:Black



Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):6

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:DIVX, MPEG4
Video formats supported:Divx,MPEG4


Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 75
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 75
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 8.15 x 1.65
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Playback formats:MPEG-4, DivX / PAL, NTSC
Power Requirements:AC 100 - 240V, 50/60Hz

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (typical):6


Child lock: Yes
Parental Control: Yes

Technical Details

Device type:Player
Karaoke: No


Progressive scan output: Yes
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit/148MHz

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:3.15 / 3.31