Samsung HW-S40T vs Klipsch Cinema 600 review

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Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-S40T vs Klipsch Cinema 600 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-S40T
5
Klipsch Cinema 600
4.8
6
4

Samsung HW-S40T vs Klipsch Cinema 600 review

Samsung HW-S40T
vs
Klipsch Cinema 600

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung HW-S40T vs Klipsch Cinema 600 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Samsung HW-S40T was rated 5, while the Klipsch Cinema 600 has a rating 4.8.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-S40T has 2.0 and Cinema 600 has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 versus 600 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Samsung HW-S40T. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.

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. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the Cinema 600. We rated the connectivity of the HW-S40T at 6 out of 10, while the Cinema 600 was rated 8/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the HW-S40T 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-S40T or Cinema 600. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-S40T was rated 5/10, while the Cinema 600 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-S40T over Klipsch Cinema 600

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • App control

Advantages Klipsch Cinema 600 over Samsung HW-S40T

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

Product

Samsung HW-S40T
Klipsch Cinema 600

Model

HW-S40T
Cinema 600

Brand

Samsung
Klipsch

Reviews

235
0

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
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100
600 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired

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

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
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
1

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

66 x 5 x 11.4/26.8 x 2.7 x 4.5
114.3x7.3x8.6/45x2.9x3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.2
30.8/13.9

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Samsung HW-S40T
Klipsch Cinema 600
Samsung HW-S40T
Klipsch Cinema 600

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 4.8
  • 5Samsung HW-S40T
  • 4.8Klipsch Cinema 600

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