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Samsung HW-M550

Samsung HW-M550
alaScore 89

83 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 83 reviews of Samsung HW-M550. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The usability is also appreciated.

price, usability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HW-M550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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You'd expect all the bells and whistles when looking for a sound bar at this price. But the Samsung HW-M550 steers clear of unnecessary add-ons. Here, it's about a quality product with impeccable sound. Found out what our sound bar experts made of it...

Jul, 2017

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It has Bass


This is a great addition to my set up the sound quality is great, dont understand the complaints about no bass, it most definatly does

Mar, 2018

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I purchased the sound bar and sub woofer for my 55" Samsung tv. The sound on the tv was already good quality but when I added the sound bar and sub it was terrific. The sub doesn't help much unless you are watching an action packed movie. I would...

Jan, 2018

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Average sound-bar


Guys, sound-bar is average to improve sound in your living room or game room. The SM-M550 soundbar perform excellent but those peoples who is looking for increase Bass then I do not recommend buying this sound-bar. This soundbar is fully comes with...

Jan, 2018

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Horrible subwoofer


The sub has no bass. I wish i would have read reviews before i purchased this. I have a samsung tv so i wanted to stay Samsung when buying a sub. Really disappointed. Sounds Nd bar is good but i want bass and to feel a punch when inch watching sports...

Dec, 2017

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Great 5.1 Sound When Paired With Rear Speakers


Purchased the HW-M550/ZA and the rear speakers. Initially connected the soundbar/subwoofer via the digital audio input. The audio was better than the built in speakers of the Samsung TV but I was just surfing channels on the TV. I then decided to see...

Dec, 2017

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Performs as Advertised


Set up was extremely easy with all my bluetooth devises connecting seamlessly. For the price, I didn't expect the very sound, but I'm more then satisfied with the quality. I wish the bar itself was a little shorter. I do like the different sound...

Dec, 2017

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Great Sound.


Met expectations in every way. I read reviews about subwoofer not kickin enough but mine is pretty lound. It makes my room and other parts of my home shake when its turned all the way up. There is a setting to turn up the bass in the subwoofer. I leave...

Dec, 2017

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Not 340W as advertised! Treble,Bass,Sub controls below par, no remote control ap


First of all this system is "WAY underpowered", especially the subwoofer just as the other reviewers have pointed out. ***There's absolutely no way this sub is 160w as advertised!!*** And where do you get the 340W spec for the entire system? No way....

Dec, 2017

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SAMSUNG HW-M550 3.1 Wireless Sound Bar


Brilliant sound and having SWboost great for films

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 2.0,Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS,Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:3.1
RMS rated power:340
Surround modes quantity:5



Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:Optical

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
DC-in jack:Y
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
USB port:Y


Power consumption (standby):0.45 / 28
Power consumption (typical):0.45 / 22

Soundbar speaker

Number of mid-range drivers:4
Number of tweeter drivers:2
Woofer diameter (imperial):7


Bass reflex:Y
Subwoofer included:Y
Subwoofer location:Separate
Subwoofer type:active subwoofer
Wireless subwoofer:Y

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:Not supported
Audio formats supported:AAC,ALAC,FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV
Audio system:Dolby Digital
Center speaker frequency range:45 - 20000
Color of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Docking connector type:Not supported
Frequency range:40 - 20000
Handheld remote control:Y
Recommended usage:Universal
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):7
USB connectivity:Y
Wall mountable:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.44 / 5.08
Height:1.87 / 2.13 / 2.8
Package depth:10.2 / 9.06
Package height:17.7 / 22.1
Package weight:21.6 / 27.8 / 28.4
Package width:42.1 / 44.7
Soundbar weight:21.6 / 5.73 / 5.95
Subwoofer depth:11.8 / 13.8 / 14.9
Subwoofer height:13.9 / 15.4
Subwoofer weight:10.1 / 15.9
Subwoofer width:7.05 / 7.87
Width:39.8 / 42.4