Samsung HW-Q900T vs Yamaha YSP-5600 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-Q900T vs Yamaha YSP-5600 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q900T
8.2
Yamaha YSP-5600
8,4
10
8

Samsung HW-Q900T vs Yamaha YSP-5600 review

Samsung HW-Q900T
vs
Yamaha YSP-5600

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Samsung HW-Q900T vs Yamaha YSP-5600 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-Q900T has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 versus 8,4 for YSP-5600. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, power, source and input, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 7.1.2. The output power is different and equal to 406 (overall) W for the HW-Q900T versus 128 (overall) W for the YSP-5600. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. The Samsung HW-Q900T got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Yamaha YSP-5600 7 for its 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-Q900T has 2/1 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, the HW-Q900T received a rating of 8/10 versus 9/10, respectively. 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-Q900T got a rating of 9, and Yamaha YSP-5600 8 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q900T over Yamaha YSP-5600

  • Separate subwoofer in package

Advantages Yamaha YSP-5600 over Samsung HW-Q900T

  • Built-in subwoofer
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q900T
Yamaha YSP-5600

Model

HW-Q900T
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

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

406 (overall)
128 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
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

2/1
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, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

123 x 7 x 13.8/48.4 x 2.7 x 5.1
91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8

Weight, kg/pounds

7.1/15.4
11.3/25.8

Other

Release year

2020
2015
Samsung HW-Q900T
Yamaha YSP-5600
Samsung HW-Q900T
Yamaha YSP-5600

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 8,4
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q900T
  • 8,4Yamaha YSP-5600

The Samsung HW-Q900T is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q900T price