Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-LST70T review

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Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-LST70T comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-T550
4.5
Samsung HW-LST70T
6.4
4
10

Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-LST70T review

Samsung HW-T550
vs
Samsung HW-LST70T

It makes sense comparing Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-LST70T because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HW-T550 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 6.4 for HW-LST70T. The set of control buttons for competitors is the same and is: volume down, volume up, power, source.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-T550 has 2.1 versus 3.0 for the Samsung HW-LST70T. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the HW-T550 versus 210 (overall) W for the HW-LST70T. Only the Samsung HW-LST70T has a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the HW-LST70T.

Connectivity

Only the Samsung HW-LST70T can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-T550 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Samsung HW-LST70T. Only the HW-T550 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10. App control is available for the HW-LST70T. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-LST70T. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-LST70T.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-T550 over Samsung HW-LST70T

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support

Advantages Samsung HW-LST70T over Samsung HW-T550

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-T550
Samsung HW-LST70T

Model

HW-T550
HW-LST70T

Brand

Samsung
Samsung

Reviews

3970
3

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

320 (overall)
210 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
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

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

83.8 x 5 x 7.6/33.9 x 2.2 x 3.3
122 x 12.7 x 5/48 x 5.5 x 2.1

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
6.3/14.8

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-T550
Samsung HW-LST70T
Samsung HW-T550
Samsung HW-LST70T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 6.4
  • 4.5Samsung HW-T550
  • 6.4Samsung HW-LST70T

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