If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Samsung HW-T550 vs Bose TV Speaker comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-T550 was rated 4.5, while the Bose TV Speaker has a rating 5.
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 TV Speaker has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the HW-T550 via wireless, but TV Speaker has wired connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-T550 for audio features and specs, but the Bose TV Speaker received 5 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-T550 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Bose TV Speaker. As in the HW-T550, so in the TV Speaker 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 TV Speaker was rated 7/10.
None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-T550 or TV Speaker. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-T550 was rated 5/10, while the TV Speaker received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.
The Bose TV Speaker is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose TV Speaker price