The Samsung HW-T450 vs Samsung HW-S40T comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-T450 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 5 for HW-S40T. The set of control buttons for competitors is the same and is: volume down, volume up, power, source.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-T450 has 2.1 versus 2.0 for the Samsung HW-S40T. The output power is different and equal to 200 (overall) W for the HW-T450 versus 100 W for the HW-S40T. Only the Samsung HW-S40T has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-T450 received a rating of 5/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available for the HW-S40T. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-T450 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-S40T 5 out of 10.