In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-Q70R vs Samsung HW-R550 comparison. The Samsung HW-Q70R was rated 7.6, while the Samsung HW-R550 has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-R550.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q70R has 3.1.2 and HW-R550 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 330 (overall) versus 320 (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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HW-Q70R can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q70R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the HW-Q70R, so in the HW-R550 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-Q70R provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q70R equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q70R may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70R. The HW-Q70R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q70R was rated 10/10, while the HW-R550 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.