Samsung HW-T550 vs JBL Bar 2.1

HW-T550 vs Bar 2.1 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-T550
4.5
JBL Bar 2.1
6
4
8
Votes 6 6
Rating 5 5
JBL Bar 2.1

Jan 31, 2020

The JBL Bar 2.1 Soundbar delivers studio-quality sound, helping you enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows as well as listening to music. Check this JBL Bar 2.1 review for more info and all the JBL B...

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Common

Product

Samsung HW-T550
JBL Bar 2.1

Model

HW-T550
Bar 2.1

Brand

Samsung
JBL

Reviews

3970
548

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
power, volume down, volume up, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

320 (overall)
300 (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
wireless

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
1/1

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
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

83.8 x 5 x 7.6/33.9 x 2.2 x 3.3
96.5 x 5.8 x 6.8/38 x 2.3 x 2.7

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
1.9/4.1

Other

Release year

2020
2019
Samsung HW-T550
JBL Bar 2.1
Samsung HW-T550
JBL Bar 2.1

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  • 4.5
  • 6
  • 4.5Samsung HW-T550
  • 6JBL Bar 2.1