This Samsung’s stylish soundbar offers good sound quality and it has a dedicated center speaker for clearer movie dialogue. It can also be upgraded to a surround system and has interesting music streaming capabilities.
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Pro Powerful sound, best suited for movie watching
This soundbar delivers sharp, aggressive mids and highs while the wireless subwoofer creates powerful bass frequencies. These combine to make action-packed scenes in movies and shows a joy to watch. Additionally, the dedicated center channel ensures that dialogue is always clear and distinguishable.
Pro Multi-room audio streaming
Samsung has included an application that you can use to stream music from your phone, online streaming services and even media servers in your home network to the soundbar via Wi-Fi. It’s also possible to set up a multi-room system with other Samsung audio products that are compatible with the app.
Pro Can be turned into a surround system
It’s possible to upgrade this soundbar to a full surround system, using its smart Wi-Fi features. All that's needed is a Samsung speaker (such as one from the Radiant series) that supports the Samsung Multiroom app, so it can be used as a surround speaker. It only requires a one-time setup via the Android or iOS app, and the whole setup permanently becomes a full surround system.
Pro Prepared to be wall mounted
This soundbar comes with wall mounts.
Pro Can be connected wirelessly to Samsung Smart TVs
If you have a Samsung Smart TV, it’s possible to easily connect it to this soundbar, wirelessly. All that's needed is the touch of a button on the remote.
Pro Supports HMDI ARC
If your TV has an HMDI ARC (Audio Return Channel) input, this soundbar can receive sound directly through the HDMI cable and, at the same time, it allows you to control it via the TV remote.
Con HDMI connections are hard to reach
The HDMI connections are hard to reach, because of the cramped layout, so you may need to get a slim HDMI cable to circumvent this.
Con Too aggressive sound for pleasant music listening
This soundbar's aggressive approach to sound is not suited for proper music listening, as the high frequencies can become too overwhelming and lose detail. The preset music mode helps a bit, but doesn’t eliminate the issue.