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Samsung HW-M4500/ HW-M4501

Samsung HW-M4500/ HW-M4501
alaScore 89

52 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Samsung HW-M4500/ HW-M4501. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Views about the size and price are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good opinions.

usability, design, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HW-M4500/ HW-M4501 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung HW-M4500 review

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The Samsung HW-M4500 is a large sound bar designed to complement Samsung's range of curved TVs. With a separate wireless subwoofer, it could be a really convenient way to improve your living-room audio. We sent it to our test lab, to see whether this...

Jun, 2017

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Samsung HW-M4501 review

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The Samsung HW-M4501 is a large sound bar designed to complement Samsung's range of curved TVs. With a separate wireless subwoofer, it could be a really convenient way to improve your living-room audio. We sent it to our test lab, to see whether this...

Jun, 2017

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Brought in sale


Brought soundbar in sale, good quality and great sound. Very easy to install would buy at original price as so good.

May, 2018

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Love it


After reading a few negative reviews I was unsure but the soundbar is great it's very loud and does everything I wanted it to do. Very pleased and goes great with my Samsung curved tv

May, 2018

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Sound bar


This is great sound is so much better and the woofer makes a big difference

Jan, 2018

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Great !


I bought this item a week ago . It is just amazing ! I recommend it for others !

Dec, 2017

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Samsung Curved HW-M4500


An excellent sound, also enables connection to mobiles and other Bluetooth sound sources. A nice complement to my Samsung curved screen TV. Black Friday bargain at less than £200!!

Connecting cables would have been nice; cable routing from the TV to the soundbar has not been thought through (although you could use Bluetooth instead of optical but you still need to get the power lead through); a method of connecting the sound bar...

Dec, 2017

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Samsung Curved HW-M4500


Great sound,good looks. Curved for my curved screen. The woofer makes the sound have a great depth. The hand control is very easy to use. A very good buy. I would recommend this soundbar and woofer to anyone that is looking for a curved soundbar. 10...

Dec, 2017

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Samsung Curved HW-M4500


Bracket for the wall is with it..

Dec, 2017

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Samsung Curved HW-M4500


excellent sound bar had an lg this is much better & got at a knock down price even better


Dec, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:DTS 2.0,DTS Digital Surround,Dolby Digital / DTS Digital Surround,Dolby Atmos,Dolby Digital / DTS Digital Surround,Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:2.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
RMS rated power:260
Surround modes quantity:5


Certification:CE / ENERGY STAR Certified


Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Near Field Communication (NFC):N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC, Optical

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
AUX in:Y
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wired & Wireless
DC-in jack:Y
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI in:1
HDMI out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
HDMI version:1.1
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port:Y


Power consumption (standby):0.45
Power consumption (typical):22


FM radio:N


Receiver included:N

Soundbar speaker

Number of mid-range drivers:4
Number of tweeter drivers:2
Soundbar speaker RMS power:130 / 22
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10
Tweeter Impedance:8
Woofer diameter:6.5
Woofer diameter (imperial):6.5


Bass reflex:Y
Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer included:N / Y
Subwoofer location:Separate
Subwoofer RMS power:130
Subwoofer type:active subwoofer
Wireless subwoofer:Y

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:Not supported
Applications supported:Samsung Audio Remote
Audio formats supported:AAC,ALAC,FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV / AAC,FLAC,MP3,OGG
Audio system:Dolby Digital
Center speaker frequency range:45 - 20000
Color of product:Black / Silver
Compatible products:SWA-8500S
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Frequency range:45 - 20000
Handheld remote control:Y
On/Off switch:Y
Recommended usage:TV / Universal
Sound effects:3D
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):6.5
TV stand usage:N
USB connectivity:Y
USB direct playback:Y
Wall mountable:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:17.7 / 9.06 / 9.25
Package height:17.7 / 18.3 / 9.06
Package weight:21.4 / 21.6
Package width:44.7 / 44.9
Soundbar weight:16.1 / 5.95
Subwoofer depth:11.8 / 9.02
Subwoofer height:13.9
Subwoofer weight:10.1
Subwoofer width:7.05