The Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung HW-S40T comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-T550 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-T550 has 2.1 versus 2.0 for the Samsung HW-S40T. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the HW-T550 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 Samsung HW-T550 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Samsung HW-S40T. Only the HW-T550 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10.
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, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.
The Samsung HW-S40T is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-S40T price