KEF HTF7003 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

KEF HTF7003 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison chart

Overall
KEF HTF7003
5
Samsung HW-Q60T
5.5
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0
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6
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5

KEF HTF7003 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

KEF HTF7003
vs
Samsung HW-Q60T

The KEF HTF7003 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The KEF HTF7003 was rated 5, while the Samsung HW-Q60T has a rating 5.5.

Audio features

Soundbars have different amplification type - passive versus active respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HTF7003 has 3.0 and HW-Q60T has 5.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 versus 360 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 6 out of 10 received the KEF HTF7003 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-Q60T received 7 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the HW-Q60T. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q60T. We rated the connectivity of the HTF7003 at 4 out of 10, while the HW-Q60T was rated 7/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the HW-Q60T provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HTF7003 or HW-Q60T. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60T over KEF HTF7003

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
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Common

Product

KEF HTF7003
Samsung HW-Q60T

Model

HTF7003
HW-Q60T

Brand

KEF
Samsung

Reviews

17
664

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

passive
active

Output power, W

100
360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

3/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

78.5 x 8.1 x 6.1/30.9 x 3.1 x 2.4
96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.3 x 4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2005
2020
KEF HTF7003
Samsung HW-Q60T
KEF HTF7003
Samsung HW-Q60T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 5.5
  • 5KEF HTF7003
  • 5.5Samsung HW-Q60T

The Samsung HW-Q60T is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q60T price

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