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Samsung HT X50

Samsung HT X50
alaScore 74

68 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size and design. The usability and value for money are also appreciated.

value for money, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HT X50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Samsung HT-X50 5.1 Home Theater System

 

To complement their line of small flat panel TVs, Samsung Electronics produced the HT-X50 home theater system. Not only does it have a cool name, I mean who wouldn't want to own an X50, but it has a

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Samsung HT-X50 Review and Prices

 

The Samsung HT-X50 home theater system sports five small speakers and a subwoofer to give you the full surround experience along with its internal five-disc DVD changer. The system includes the slim line DVD/Receiver unit, six speakers, the remote...

Low cost, gimple setup, good sound quality

USB port hidden, non-standard speakers which can't be upgraded

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Deceptively nice

 

Nice design, great connection w/ Samsung TVs, great sound

DVD player gives a stuttering effect that worsens over time

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Amazon review summary for Samsung HT X50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Samsung HT X50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability

72% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung HT-X50 5.1-Channel 5-Disc DVD Home Theater System (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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Great buy for the price

 

I do not know what he first reviewer was doing wrong, but this DOES play movie backups, on both DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW. I do wish this played more video formats and codecs, but for the price I am fine with hooking up my PC to do that. I did NOT buy this...

Great Price for an entry level home theater. this is my first home theater, so I cannot compare to other products, but it sounds clear. Sound modes are a plus with the absence of an equalizer. Over all this is a decent choice for people looking for an...

sub woofer is kind of weak; too few inputs on the receiver; if you want power or a true receiver I would recommend buying something else. The receivers menu is only available in DVD mode and when the disc is stopped

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All in One Does Wonders

 

Overall A Great system that truely does wonders ; First and foremost, squash the extra remotes, this is a reciever and dvd player all in one, no worry about the extra remotes ; Has a digital output from your tv, so lets you plugs all your inputs...

Amp is set up for 3 ohm speakers, most home audio speakers are usually 8 ohm, can be confusing upgrading speakers

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DOES NOT work with MAC formatted ipods..

 

I don't have an hdtv, so i can't really speak to the upconversion. This isn't a reciever, the only input it has is optical audio on back, headphone output, and 1/8" input on the front. no video or anything else.

For the price, it's pretty darn good. 5 disc changer, usb support for hard drives, comes with an ipod cord

DOES NOT SUPPORT MAC FORMATTED IPODS!! The tech support guys tried to tell me it was because 'itunes for mac automatically puts all files into their proprietary .aac format'...um, no it doesn't. All my files are in .mp3 format, and it reads my...

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Love This HTIB!

 

Playing Bioshock on 360 with accurate and clear surrond is really awesome. You'll probably turn the sub down after a while, because it can get just that loud. I will try to connect it to my TV using a HDMI to DVI cable, seeing as it doesn't have an...

I absolutely love this product. I bought it because I wanted a good 5.1 system with a digital input. This system did that and so much more! I alternate between my 360 and PC connected thru the optical in, and the sound is amazing. My friend's value set...

The speakers are just a little heavy. A strange complaint, I know, but this is only really an issue if you want to hang them without damaging the wall (like in my dorm room). But that's also just a problem with the walls in the room, not good for...

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No DVD-r/+rw play back

 

very nice sound 5 disk convenience ipod ready FM tuner

It wont play backed up movies which really kills it

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Great for the price

 

I bought this product off of BestBuy website for only $190 before tax which I think was because of a sale - since the price has been a lot higher ever since. When I went to go pick it up - it took longer then ten minutes for them to bring it to me - so...

cost, and look

not wireless

Product Specifications

Samsung's versatile HT-X50 Home Theater Audio System delivers 1000 watts of audio power through 5.1 channels, enhanced by Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic and DTS decoders. The full-featured unit offers the convenience of a 5-disc changer, as well as improved USB Host Play, which lets you plug and play your portable digital devices without loading software - all enhanced by progressive scan technology. Many audio & video formats are supported, including MP3, WMA, MPEG, DivX, and JPEG. It is also iPod connectivity compatible.

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:1000Watt

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder
Components:DVD changer / AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):Digital player / DVD changer / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theater system

Connectors

Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes

DVD

Changer Capacity:5
Type:DVD changer

Header

Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:X50
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung HT

Radio

Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control
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