Samsung HW-T550 vs LG SLM4R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-T550 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 5.2 for SLM4R. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, power, source and power, volume down, volume up, function, respectively.
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 4.1 for the LG SLM4R. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the HW-T550 versus 420 (overall) W for the SLM4R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-T550 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SLM4R 7 for its 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. 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 SLM4R. 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.