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Samsung HW-M450

Samsung HW-M450
alaScore 95

81 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 reviews of Samsung HW-M450. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HW-M450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Martin (

Samsung HW-M450


Not everyone has buckets of money to spend on a soundbar. If you're on a budget, the Samsung M450 might suit with its wireless subwoofer and Bluetooth.

Expert review by : Theo Nicolakis (

Samsung HW-M450 soundbar review


An included wireless subwoofer and ability to add wireless surround speakers tops the list of features you'll find in this entry-level soundbar.

Lots of great features in a very small footprint ; Includes a wireless sub, and you can add wireless surrounds for a truer home theater experience ; Wonderfully designed remote control

Our enthusiasm is tempered by a just average sonic performance ; Clear Voice tecxhnology can make voices sound unnatural ; Won't fill larger rooms with sound

Samsung’s HW-M450 soundbar sports a wonderfully thin profile, on-board HDMI, a clear display, and a stylish and intuitive remote control. Its wireless subwoofer is a plus and pairing was flawless. The ability to add wireless surround speakers for a...

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:DTS / DTS 2.0,Dolby Digital / DTS,Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:2.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
RMS rated power:320


Certification:Energy Star / EnergyStar


Bluetooth version:2.1
Near Field Communication (NFC):N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included:Y
Cables included:Optical / Optical, USB
Mounting brackets included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless / Wireless
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
HDMI Version:1.4
Headphone outputs:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port:Y


Power Consumption (Standby):0.45 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):27 / 28


FM radio:N


Receiver included:N

Soundbar speaker

Soundbar speaker RMS power:160 / 320
Woofer diameter (imperial):17.8


Card reader integrated:N


Bass reflex:Y
Subwoofer included:Y
Subwoofer location:Built-in / Separate
Subwoofer RMS power:160
Subwoofer Type:Active Subwoofer
Wireless Subwoofer:Y

Technical Details

Audio formats supported:AAC,ALAC,FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV / AAC,FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA
Audio system:Dolby Digital
Center speaker frequency range:40 - 20000
Colour of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Frequency range:40 - 20 / 40 - 20000
Handheld remote control:Y
Number of products included:1
Sound effects:Flanger/Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):17.8
USB Connectivity:Y
USB direct playback:Y
Virtual surround:Y
Wall mountable:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:53.5 / 68.6 / 70.5
Height :53 / 53.5 / 70.5
Package depth:259
Package height:559 / 560
Package weight:11.5
Package width:973 / 975
Soundbar weight:2
Subwoofer depth:37.6 / 37.8
Subwoofer height:39.1 / 39.2
Subwoofer weight:7.17 / 7.2
Subwoofer width:19.8 / 20
Width:906.7 / 908.5