If you are thinking about buying a Samsung soundbar then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of soundbar brands is compiled by analysing over 3,500 user and expert reviews and 270+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 500+ soundbars.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular soundbars. Their soundbars start at $158 for the HW-S40T which is a 2.0 soundbar and go up to $1,098 for the HW-Q900T which is a 7.1 soundbar. The average price of a new Samsung soundbar is $513.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular soundbars.
Is Samsung the Best Soundbar Brand?
So are Samsung soundbars any good? We give every soundbar a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all soundbars we are able to impartially rank all the soundbar brands.
Samsung is ranked the No. 6 best soundbar brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 6th best soundbar brand out there.
Let's look at how Samsung soundbars compare to the other soundbar brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All soundbar Brands
There's a wide selection of Samsung soundbars available compared to other soundbar brands, with 10 Samsung soundbars currently on the market in the US.
The average review score for a Samsung soundbar is 91%.
However Samsung soundbars tend to be more expensive than most other soundbar brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. Samsung also have worse reviews than the typical soundbar brand, with the average rating of a Samsung soundbar being 91%.
We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung soundbar to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other soundbar brands.
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its soundbars than most other brands.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Samsung soundbars are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 83% respectively across all Soundbar brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung soundbars by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other soundbar brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Soundbars Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 5 industry awards for Samsung soundbars. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular soundbar brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
A great mid range choice, priced at $299.42 is the Samsung HWQ60T, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.
Features We Love:
Acoustic Beam Technology
Is 5.1 channels
Big power (360W)
A fully featured and good value for money 5.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar, with the latest technology. It has a subwoofer included and a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
Value for Money
The cheapest price that we could find for the HWQ60T in the US is $299.42 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.
If you're looking for a high end Samsung soundbar then the Samsung HW-Q70T takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at $395.
Features We Love:
Is 3.1.2 channels
Big power (330W)
A fully featured and cheap 3.1.2 channels Bluetooth soundbar, with the latest technology. It has a subwoofer included and a handheld remote control, is wall mountable and features Audio Return Channel (ARC).
Value for Money
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