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Samsung HW-F551

alaTest has collected and analyzed 412 reviews of Samsung HW-F551. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People are impressed by 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 Speakers the Samsung HW-F551 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung HW-F551

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Samsung HW-F551 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the size and price are overall positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, design, price, size

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HWF551Samsung HWF551

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung HW-F551

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 145 user reviews of Samsung HW-F551 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and price also get good views.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HW-F551 2.1-Channel 310 Watt Soundbar (Silver)Samsung HW-F551 2.1-Channel 310 Watt Soundbar (Silver)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Steve May (techadvisor.co.uk)

Samsung HW-F551 soundbar review

 

Typically selling for £329, the HW-F551 sits just beneath the brand's range-topping HW-F751. It may lack the stylised vacuum tubes which distinguish that particular model but it offers better cosmetics than Samsung's entry level offerings, and for what...

Overall, the HW-F551 is a slick, well-behaved 2.1 option that improves TV audio without causing an undue racket. The glitzy design is a good match for Samsung's own flatscreen offerings, but could be construed as a tad ostentatious for some living...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung HW-F551

 

Superb slimline soundbar with Bluetooth and wireless sub

Crisp, dynamic sound, Good subwoofer performance, Impressive build quality and styling

Strains a touch at high volumes, No HDMI pass-through in standby, Sub lacks aggression

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: (avforums.com)

Samsung HW-F551 Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer Review

 

2.1 Channel Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer

Low slung design ; Clean and precise audio ; Some good DSP modes ; ARC compatibility ; Bluetooth ; HDMI input

Bass is a bit lacking at times ; Might seem a touch expensive against some of the competition ; No OSD setup

Consumer review by: David the Army bloke (productreview.com.au)

EXCELLENT SOUND from the Samsung HW-F551

 

The Samsung HW-F551 wireless Air Track speaker system is excellent, combined with the Samsung 55" 3D TV and Blue ray player it is easy to setup and only requires one Samsung remote controller to operate the whole system. Samsung is producing what the...

EASY to instal and intergrate with the other home theatre products

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Samsung HW-F551

 

Very good sound for a small room

A little expensive

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: gareth (reevoo.com)

Samsung HW-F551

 

Great sound, not to many wires and looks good.

Having to set it up everytime the kids get their hands on the remote.

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications

Amplifier

Amplification device form factor:Built-In
Amplification device included: Yes
Amplification device type:Amplifier

Audio

Audio output channels:2.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS
Recommended usage:Home theatre
RMS rated power:310
Surround modes quantity:6

Energy Management

Power consumption (max):30
Power consumption (standby):0.45
Power consumption (typical):30
Power Source:AC

Front speakers

Front speaker type:2-Way

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes

Other Features

Package dimensions (WxDxH):39.6 x 13.6 x 17.9 / 39.6 x 17.9 x 13.6
Soundbar dimensions (WxDxH):37.1 x 2.17 x 2.36 / 37.1 x 2.36 x 2.17
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):11.5 x 11.5 x 14.5 / 11.5 x 14.5 x 11.5

Packaging Content

Cables included:Audio (3.5mm)
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:30.4

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
AUX in: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Line-in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless

Power

Power Source:AC

Radio

FM radio: No

Receiver

Receiver included: No

Subwoofer

Subwoofer included: Yes
Subwoofer type:Active
Wireless subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Cable Length:47.2
Color of product:Silver
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Package weight:30.4
Recommended usage:Home theatre / TV
Remote Control Type:Wireless

Weight & Dimensions

Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):37.1 x 2.36 x 2.17
Front speaker weight:4.85
Package weight:30.4 / 486.8
Soundbar weight:4.85 / 77.6
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):11.5 x 11.5 x 14.5
Subwoofer weight:16 / 255.7