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Samsung HW-K550

Samsung HW-K550
alaScore 91

237 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 237 reviews of Samsung HW-K550. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HW-K550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: (s21.com)

Samsung HW-K550

 

The Samsung HW-K550 is a wireless soundbar with a centre speaker, stereo speakers, and a dedicated subwoofer. It's a good general purpose speaker system, with the centre speaker ensuring crisp dialogue, and the subwoofer delivering the kind of...

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Samsung HW-K550 review

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The wireless Samsung HW-K550 sound bar makes arranging your home cinema setup even easier. With only a power cable to worry about you can place the subwoofer anywhere you like. But how good does this sound bar actually sound, and will it make watching...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: (avforums.com)

Samsung HW-K550 Soundbar Review

 

Samsung's mid-range HW-K550 provides crisp and clear audio, good connectivity and a sleek, understated design at an attractive price-point.

Surprisingly wide soundstage ; Very clear dialogue ; Decent bass output ; Unobtrusive design

Could have more HDMI ports ; Remote buttons feel soft

The Samsung HW-K550 is a sleek soundbar coupled with a wireless subwoofer that is priced around the £350 mark. The all-black metal – silver also available - mesh design is understated and non-flashy, which is how we like our soundbars, and the...

Consumer review by: RonFL (argos.co.uk)

Great Sound

 

Love the way soundbar connects to Samsung TV effortlessly.

Inexpensive

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Smjl (productreview.com.au)

Does what you need it to do

 

I was given a deal on this when I reluctantly purchased a Samsung TV. I have been quite happy with the sound quality to date. The settings are quite limited but will do mostly what's needed. The night mode is quite handy and the subwoofer and rear...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: subwooferstinks (argos.co.uk)

Subwoofer

 

Have had this for about 6 months and can not keep the subwoofer connected to the sound bar. Will get it reconnected and after about 2 minutes will disconnect

Did not meet expectations

May, 2017

Consumer review by: subwooferstinks (johnlewis.com)

Subwoofer

 

Have had this for about 6 months and can not keep the subwoofer connected to the sound bar. Will get it reconnected and after about 2 minutes will disconnect

May, 2017

Consumer review by: PeteWC (argos.co.uk)

Very Pleased!!

 

Bought this sound bar to match my new 65" Curved Samsung tv. Couldn't be happier! Impressive sound!

Durable ; Inexpensive ; Lightweight ; Built-in speakers

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: PeteWC (johnlewis.com)

Very Pleased!!

 

Bought this sound bar to match my new 65" Curved Samsung tv. Couldn't be happier! Impressive sound!

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Ray1301 (argos.co.uk)

Another fine Samsung product.

 

Purchased this sound bar to go with my 60" TV, easy set, great sound, Samsung product. What more can I say. This sound bar project sound as go as or better that other Sound Bars costing 2-3 times as much.

Durable ; Inexpensive ; Lightweight ; Built-in speakers

none

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:DTS 2.0,Dolby Digital 5.1
Audio output channels:3.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Built-in audio decoders:DTS 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1
Game mode: Yes
Movie modes:Action, Concert, Drama, Science Fiction
RMS rated power:340
Surround modes quantity:5

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.45
Power consumption (typical):25

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:HDMI
Mounting brackets included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI in:1
HDMI out:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless

Power

Power consumption (standby):0.45
Power consumption (typical):25

Soundbar speaker

Soundbar speaker RMS power:28

Subwoofer

Bass reflex: Yes
Subwoofer included: Yes
Subwoofer location:Separate
Subwoofer type:Active / active subwoofer
Wireless subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

3D:Y / Yes
3D compatibility: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV / AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Color of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Handheld remote control: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):7
Subwoofer driver size:7
Wall mountable: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.44
Height:2.13
Package depth:8.27
Package height:19.2
Package weight:26.5
Package width:46.3
Soundbar weight:5.73
Subwoofer depth:6.06
Subwoofer height:13.2
Subwoofer weight:15
Subwoofer width:17.8
Width:39.8