Samsung HW-Q90R vs TaoTronics TT-SK15 review

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Rating 5 5
Samsung HW-Q90R
vs
TaoTronics TT-SK15

In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-Q90R vs TaoTronics TT-SK15 comparison. The Samsung HW-Q90R was rated 7.2, while the TaoTronics TT-SK15 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q90R and power, volume down, volume up, input for the TT-SK15.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q90R has 7.1.4 and TT-SK15 has 2.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 10 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q90R for audio features and specs, but the TaoTronics TT-SK15 received 5 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The HW-Q90R can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q90R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-Q90R. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q90R at 7 out of 10, while the TT-SK15 was rated 4/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q90R provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q90R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q90R. The HW-Q90R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q90R
7.2
TaoTronics TT-SK15
4
8
4
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q90R
TaoTronics TT-SK15

Model

HW-Q90R
TT-SK15

Brand

Samsung
TaoTronics

Reviews

945
5368

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, source
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.4
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

512 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

2/1
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

122.4 x 8.1 x 13.4/48.2 x 3.2 x 5.3
86 x 6.6 x 8.7/34 x 2.6 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

8.7/19.4
1.8/3.9
Samsung HW-Q90R
TaoTronics TT-SK15
Samsung HW-Q90R
TaoTronics TT-SK15

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.2
  • 4
  • 7.2Samsung HW-Q90R
  • 4TaoTronics TT-SK15

The Samsung HW-Q90R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q90R price