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Samsung HT-BD2

Samsung HT-BD2
alaScore 84

134 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 134 reviews of Samsung HT-BD2. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The usability and design are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the price.

design, usability, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HT-BD2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Samsung HT-BD2


alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Samsung HT-BD2 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers really like the usability and size.

size, usability

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HT-BD2R 7.1 ch Tallboy 1100W Blu-ray Home Cinema System - BlackSamsung HT-BD2R 7.1 ch Tallboy 1100W Blu-ray Home Cinema System - BlackSAMSUNG HT-BD2 Blu-Ray 7.1 Home Cinema System 7.1 system, Blu-ray disc player, HDMI

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Samsung HT-BD2


alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of Samsung HT-BD2 from The average user rating for this product is 2.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers really like the reliability and price. The design and usability are also appreciated.

usability, design, price, reliability

40% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HT-BD2ET Blu-ray Home Theater SystemSamsung HT-BD2S Blu-ray Home Theater System

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: (

Samsung HT BD2E


The Samsung HT BD2E includes all of the features you want, and none of the ones you don't. The built in Blu-Ray player gives you the ultimate home theater experience.

Users who purchased the Samsung HT BD2E were happy with the picture quality provided by the Blu-ray player. Most reviewers felt the sound quality matched that of the picture


Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (

Samsung HT-BD2E home theatre system


The Samsung HT-BD2E is an 800 Watt home theatre system with a built-in Blu-ray disc player, good sound quality and plenty of power.

Rich and balanced sound, involving surround effects, powerful

No wireless rear speakers, no BD-Live, no USB connectivity

This basic home theatre package packs a 5.1 channel amplifier into a Blu-ray player. Simply plug in a flat screen television and you’re ready to go.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: . (

Samsung HT-BD2 review


Blu-ray enters a brave new world

Good Blu-ray and upscaled DVD video performance ; Loud, bombastic audio

Slooooow load-up times ; Not compatible with all BD-J or BD Live ; No video inputs

A big, booming home cinema system, which you'll either love or hate

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Samsung HT-BD2 Blu-ray Home Cinema System


Cut out the fuss and get yourself a decent 7.1-channel Blu-ray system for an equally decent price.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (

Stuff magazine


The first Blu-ray home cinema-in-a-box packs serious tech for a laughably small pot of cash. Is it time to upgrade?

The first Blu-ray cinema-in-a-box sets a good standard for others to follow

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: Steve Guttenberg (

Samsung HT-BD2


The Samsung HT-BD2 delivers the sort of top-notch video quality you'd expect from the world's first HTIB with built-in Blu-ray — but its high price, average audio quality, and lack of extras make it tough to recommend.

7.1-channel Blu-ray home cinema ; Built-in Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding ; Elegant styling, with four tallboy speakers ; Full-size subwoofer ; Upscales DVDs to 1080p

Expensive ; Only Blu-ray Profile 1.0 compliant ; Few jacks for connecting external sources ; Slow disc loading ; No auto speaker calibration

Music was a step down from movie sound; we felt the HT-BD2 blurred Radiohead's atmospheric sound mixes on its In Rainbows CD. 'Walk of Life' from Dire Straits' Brothers in Arms CD felt dynamically flat. Like most HTIB systems, the HT-BD2 was more...

Apr, 2008

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (

Samsung HT-BD2


Samsung's HT-BD2 is the very first fully-integrated home cinema system to incorporate a Blu-ray Disc drive. The 7.1 channel AV receiver feeds four very robust 'tallboy' loudspeakers, two surround speakers, a centre channel speaker plus a hefty...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Insider Staff (

Samsung HT-BD2


Samsung's audio-visual range has steadily been improving year on year, to the extent that the company's tellies are now some of the most desirable and affordable on the market. But what about its

Samsung hasn't scrimped on the audio side of this all-in-one home cinema system, and the 7.1 surround setup here means you can experience every audio channel on any Blu-ray movie through its own dedicated speaker, with the active subwoofer providing a...

Conforming only to Blu-ray Profile 1.0 (tsk!), the HT-BD2 is neither able to connect to the web for BD-Live content nor display picture-in-picture LiveView features (pah!). The build quality feels a little flimsy and lightweight in comparison to rival...

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: (



O Samsung HT BD2T home theater sistema (HTS) é um produto maravilhoso. Eu não podia esperar para abri-lo e configurá-lo. Penso que é emblemática HTS produto da Samsung e da priciest. Recebi o HTS como uma atualização para o meu anterior Samsung HTS...

May, 2009

Consumer review by: daffodils (

Samsung HT BD2


The Samsung HT BD2T home theater system (HTS) is a wonderful product. I couldn't wait to open it and set it up. I believe it is Samsung's flagship HTS product and the priciest. I received the HTS as an upgrade to my previous Samsung HTS system which if...

very stylish looks, stylish looks, elegant styling


Apr, 2009

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:>= 7 + Subwoofer (7.1 and higher) / 5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PC Streaming:Audio / No
Progressive Scan:No / Yes
RDS/EON:No / Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1) / 7 + Subwoofer
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling:No / Yes
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Wireless Music System: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback:No / Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS / Dolby Digital EX + DTS