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Samsung HWMS550

Samsung  HWMS550
alaScore 89

54 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Samsung HWMS550. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviews about the size and design are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HWMS550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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With everything contained within a single unit, the understated yet powerful Samsung HW-MS550 sound bar could be the perfect all-in-one sound system. It has wi-fi and Bluetooth so acts as a wireless speaker as well as a sound bar. Is it worth splashing...

Jul, 2017

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Great sound - poor features


While this soundbar looks great and sounds brilliant it is lost in the frustration of the auto power off function. After 5mins of no audio input it powers off. So, browse Netflix for too long or pause a show to make a cup of tea and you have to fiddle...

Sep, 2018

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Connected to my Samsung TV with no problems


After discussion's with Richer Sounds by phoneI took there advice & decided to buy this soundbar. It connected with no problems straight out of the box all I had to do is make up my mind on which setting to use This was so easy & I am very happy with...

Jul, 2018

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Great sound


I bought this a month ago to go with a new Samsung UE40MU6400 TV. It was my first soundbar and I was worried about installing it. I was uncertain whether to choose the Wifi or bluetooth link and chose bluetooth. I then accidentally set up the Wifi link...

May, 2018

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Excellent for music,


I am not the best person to write a review on sound equipment. I have some deafness that means certain tones are as good as missing. Which is why as hard as I tried , the TV speaker just sounded better when watching TV. The soundbar really came into...

May, 2018

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Great sound


Really happy with sound quality well worth the price.

Apr, 2018

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Perfect pairing


Bought this to go with a 40" Samsung tv and can't fault the quality and value. The sound bar has seen my Sonos play relegated to the spare room and I now have Deezer belting out the bar.

Apr, 2018

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Great sound and easy set up.


Easy to set up wirelessly to Samsung TV. Can use Samsung tv remote to control it. Great sound.

Mar, 2018

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Fantastic Sound


Just bought this with my new TV and wow. So easy to setup. Just plug in and connect to WiFi. That easy

Mar, 2018

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Awesome sound!


I bought this a few weeks ago to with my new TV. Never had a soundbar before but thought I would invest in a decent one. The sound is incredible through this it really is. Would definitely recommend.

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:DTS
Audio output channels:2.0
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y


Bluetooth version:4.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):N

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Mounting brackets included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
AUX in:Y
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI in:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
HDMI version:1.4
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB port:Y

Technical Details

Audio formats supported:AAC,AIFF,ALAC,FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA
Color of product:Black
Compatible products:SWA-8000S\nSWA-8500S\nSWA-9000S
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Frequency range:50 - 20000
Handheld remote control:Y
Sound effects:Flanger/Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
USB connectivity:Y
USB direct playback:Y
Virtual surround:Y
Wall mountable:Y
Wireless connection:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:8.35
Package height:5.47
Package weight:15.2
Package width:43.8
Soundbar weight:11