Samsung HW-Q60T vs Samsung S50B review

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Samsung HW-Q60T vs Samsung S50B review

Samsung HW-Q60T
Samsung S50B

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung HW-Q60T vs Samsung S50B and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Samsung HW-Q60T was rated 5.5, while the Samsung S50B has a rating 4.6.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q60T has 5.1 and S50B has 3.0. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 360 (overall) versus 140 (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 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q60T for audio features and specs, but the Samsung S50B received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

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


Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-Q60T versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Samsung S50B. As in the HW-Q60T, so in the S50B there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 7/10.


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-Q60T or S50B. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-Q60T was rated 5/10, while the S50B received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60T over Samsung S50B

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • App control
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