Samsung HW-Q800T vs Yamaha YSP-5600 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-Q800T vs Yamaha YSP-5600 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q800T
8.2
Yamaha YSP-5600
8,4
10
8

Samsung HW-Q800T vs Yamaha YSP-5600 review

Samsung HW-Q800T
vs
Yamaha YSP-5600

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Samsung HW-Q800T vs Yamaha YSP-5600 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-Q800T has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 versus 8,4 for YSP-5600. The competitors' control buttons are different: multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone and input, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-Q800T has 3.1.2 versus 7.1.2 for the Yamaha YSP-5600. The output power is different and equal to 330 (overall) W for the HW-Q800T versus 128 (overall) W for the YSP-5600. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-Q800T has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 of the Yamaha YSP-5600. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 9/10. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is available to every soundbar.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q800T got a rating of 10, and Yamaha YSP-5600 8 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q800T over Yamaha YSP-5600

  • Separate subwoofer in package

Advantages Yamaha YSP-5600 over Samsung HW-Q800T

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Amazon Music compatible
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q800T
Yamaha YSP-5600

Model

HW-Q800T
YSP-5600

Brand

Samsung
Yamaha

Reviews

664
52

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone
input, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)
128 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
4/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
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
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.4 x 4.5
91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.9
11.3/25.8

Other

Release year

2020
2015
Samsung HW-Q800T
Yamaha YSP-5600
Samsung HW-Q800T
Yamaha YSP-5600

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 8,4
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q800T
  • 8,4Yamaha YSP-5600

The Samsung HW-Q800T is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q800T price