Samsung HW-A550 vs Sony HT-S40R

HW-A550 vs HT-S40R comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-A550
4.6
Sony HT-S40R
5.2
4
4
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-A550
Sony HT-S40R

Model

HW-A550
HT-S40R

Brand

Samsung
Sony

Reviews

0
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, source, demo, volume down, volume up
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

410 (overall)
600 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
0/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

0
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital 2ch
Dolby Digital, Dolby Dual mono

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS 2ch

User manual

Manual

N/A
N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

86.1x5.5x8.3/33.9x2.2x3.3
90.1x5.3x7.6/35.5x2.1x3

Weight, kg/pounds

7.3/16.3
1.8/4.1

Other

Release year

2021
2022
Samsung HW-A550
Sony HT-S40R
Samsung HW-A550
Sony HT-S40R

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 4.6
  • 5.2
  • 4.6Samsung HW-A550
  • 5.2Sony HT-S40R

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