What Is Not on the Box
What the brand doesn’t always tell you…
The Samsung HW-Q80R is the company’s premium 2019-model soundbar that boasts a 5.1.2 channel configuration built with home-theater-level movie enthusiasts in mind.
This system supports Dolby Atmos and has a great surround soundstage, ranking highly among the best-rated speakers today. It comes with a dedicated subwoofer and produces extraordinarily deep bass that will please movie and music devotees.
Users can stream audio via both Bluetooth or Wi-Fi with this soundbar, and it has two full HDMI inputs in addition to a shared HDMI ARC+Out and optical ports.
Music lovers can customize graphic equalizer and presets via the Samsung SmartThings app, and you can connect it to third-party voice assistants for effortless voice control.
The only flaw with this soundbar is that the audio latency is a bit high, and sensitive ears can notice a slight lag between the audio and video feeds.
Continue reading to learn more about the Samsung HW-Q80R, and be sure to check out our list of the highest-rated soundbars in the industry today.
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Expert Score Breakdown
- 81Great for mixed usage. The Samsung HW-Q80R soundbar has a very good, neutral and accurate… read more
- 80The Samsung HW-Q80R is the most flat-out powerful, dynamic and precise two-piece soundbar solution I’ve… read more
- 80Samsung’s soundbar division does it again: the HW-Q80R delivers a magnificently muscular performance read more
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