Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-T550
4.5
Samsung HW-Q60T
5.5
4
6

Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Samsung HW-T550
vs
Samsung HW-Q60T

The Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-T550 was rated 4.5, while the Samsung HW-Q60T has a rating 5.5. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - volume down, volume up, power, source.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-T550 has 2.1 and HW-Q60T has 5.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 320 (overall) versus 360 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-T550 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. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the HW-T550, so in the HW-Q60T there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-T550 at 6 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 HW-T550 or HW-Q60T. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 5/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60T over Samsung HW-T550

  • App control
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-T550
Samsung HW-Q60T

Model

HW-T550
HW-Q60T

Brand

Samsung
Samsung

Reviews

2901
664

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
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

320 (overall)
360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

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
1/1

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

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

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
96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.3 x 4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-T550
Samsung HW-Q60T
Samsung HW-T550
Samsung HW-Q60T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 5.5
  • 4.5Samsung HW-T550
  • 5.5Samsung HW-Q60T

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

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