Samsung HW-S40T vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-S40T vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-S40T
5
Klipsch Cinema 800
8.2
6
9

Samsung HW-S40T vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

Samsung HW-S40T
vs
Klipsch Cinema 800

The Samsung HW-S40T vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-S40T was rated 5, while the Klipsch Cinema 800 has a rating 8.2.

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 800 has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 versus 800 (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

The Cinema 800 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Cinema 800. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-S40T versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Klipsch Cinema 800. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the Cinema 800. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-S40T at 6 out of 10, while the Cinema 800 was rated 8/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Klipsch Cinema 800 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Cinema 800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-S40T was rated 5/10, while the Cinema 800 received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-S40T over Klipsch Cinema 800

  • Built-in subwoofer

Advantages Klipsch Cinema 800 over Samsung HW-S40T

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-S40T
Klipsch Cinema 800

Model

HW-S40T
Cinema 800

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
800 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
2/1

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 Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

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
121.9x7.3x8.6/48x2.9x3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.2
9.9/22

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Samsung HW-S40T
Klipsch Cinema 800
Samsung HW-S40T
Klipsch Cinema 800

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 8.2
  • 5Samsung HW-S40T
  • 8.2Klipsch Cinema 800

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