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Samsung HW-M550

Samsung HW-M550
alaScore 89

19 reviews

Oct, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Samsung HW-M550. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HW-M550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung HW-M550 review

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You'd expect all the bells and whistles when looking for a sound bar at this price. But the Samsung HW-M550 steers clear of unnecessary add-ons. Here, it's about a quality product with impeccable sound. Found out what our sound bar experts made of it...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Simon (

SAMSUNG HW-M550 3.1 Wireless Sound Bar


True Sound

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: markn (

Where's the Bass?


The soundbar and wireless Bluetooth subwoofer paired effortlessly with my new 75" UHD Samsung TV. Unfortunately, it lacks sufficient bass from the subwoofer, even when turned up to max. The only time the bass is evident is at volume levels of 70+.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: J0se (

Weak base


I got this at Best Buy with the wireless rear speaker. However after trying it out for 2 weeks I just had to return it. Had it connected to my Samsung 49in UHD and wanted it for gaming on Xbox one with the 5.1 Chanel setup. However the Base was just to...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Disappointedmatt (

Bass is very weak.


Very disappointed in this sound bar. My 5 year old LG was far superior. This is a BAD buy!!!

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Ron (

SAMSUNG HW-M550 3.1 Wireless Sound Bar


Easy to set up and looks and sounds good.nn

Nothing found at the moment.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: CHWR (

Sub Lacks Punch


I just bought this to upgrade from the 2.1 HW-JM45C/ZA. The sub on that one stopped putting any punch on movies at all. There was a little sound, but not much. This one did not impress me much either. The soundbar is great as it has a center channel to...

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Pantect (

Weak subwoofer


Great sound through the actual sound bar, center channel a little to dominant, lacking that bass punch. otherwise good sound. The Subwoofer is the big drawback on this product. its volume is weak and doesn't give you that sound you expect to receive...

May, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:DTS 2.0,Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS,Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:3.1
RMS rated power:340



Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:Optical

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
DC-in jack:Y
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI Out:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Number of HDMI Outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):28
Power consumption (typical):0.45

Soundbar speaker

Woofer diameter (imperial):17.8


Bass reflex:Y
Subwoofer included:Y
Subwoofer location:Separate
Subwoofer Type:Active Subwoofer
Wireless Subwoofer:Y

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:Not supported
Audio formats supported:AAC,ALAC,FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV
Audio system:Dolby Digital
Center speaker frequency range:45 - 20000
Colour of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Docking connector type:Not supported
Frequency range:40 - 20000
Handheld remote control:Y
Recommended usage:Universal
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):17.8
USB Connectivity:Y
Wall mountable:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:87.4 / 87.5
Height :54 / 71.1
Package depth:259
Package height:562 / 562.1
Package weight:12.6 / 12.9
Package width:1069 / 1069.3
Soundbar weight:2.6 / 9.8
Subwoofer depth:35 / 37.8
Subwoofer height:39.2
Subwoofer weight:7.2
Subwoofer width:20
Width:1010.4 / 1010.5