The Samsung HW-T550 vs Samsung Q700C comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-T550 was rated 4.5, while the Samsung Q700C has a rating 7.4.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-T550 has 2.1 and Q700C has 3.1.2. Soundbars have the same power - 320 (overall) W. 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. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-T550 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung Q700C received 8 out of 10.
The Q700C can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Q700C. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the HW-T550, so in the Q700C there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-T550 at 6 out of 10, while the Q700C was rated 10/10.
The manufacturer of the Q700C provides a device control application. The Samsung Q700C equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Q700C. The Q700C can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-T550 was rated 5/10, while the Q700C received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.