Samsung HT-C5550 vs Sonos Playbar

Full Comparison

General

Samsung HT-C5550Samsung HT-C5550Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Automatic calibration (w/ measurement mic.)
yesYes
noNo
Number of speakers
5.1
3.0
Type of home cinema package
Separates
Soundbar

Connectors

Samsung HT-C5550Samsung HT-C5550Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Analogue 3.5mm input
0
0
Analogue 5.1/6.1/7.1 inputs
noNo
noNo
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
1
0
Analogue RCA stereo outputs
0
0
Component input (YPbPr/YCbCr)
1
0
Component output (YPbPr/YCbCr)
1
0
Composite input
1
0
Composite output
1
0
Digital coaxial input (S/PDIF)
0
0
Digital coaxial output (S/PDIF)
0
0
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
1
1
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
0
0
DVI out
0
0
HDMI
yesYes
noNo
S-video input
0
0
S-video output
0
0
SCART out
noNo
noNo
Separate DVD / Blu-ray player
noNo
noNo
Speaker connectors (type)
Manufacturer Specific
None
USB
yesYes
noNo

Decoders

Samsung HT-C5550Samsung HT-C5550Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Supported audio files
AC3, MP3, WMA
AAC+, AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA
Supported image files
JPG
BMP, GIF, JPEG/JPG, PNG
Supported video files
AVI, Divx, WMV
MPEG4

Dimensions

Samsung HT-C5550Samsung HT-C5550Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Colour of product
Black
Black, Grey, Silver, White
Weight
48.50 lb
11.90 lb
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Width)
51.18 in
35.43 in
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Height)
3.54 in
3.35 in
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Depth)
51.18 in
5.51 in
Weight (front / speaker unit)
7.21 lb
11.90 lb

Communication

Samsung HT-C5550Samsung HT-C5550Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Ethernet connection
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
Type (radio)
FM
FM, Internet Radio

Compatibility

Samsung HT-C5550Samsung HT-C5550Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
3D support (3D-Ready)
noNo
noNo
DLNA certified
yesYes
noNo
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
yesYes
noNo
Radio receiver
yesYes
noNo

Storage

Samsung HT-C5550Samsung HT-C5550Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo
Optical drive
yesYes
noNo

Audio features

Samsung HT-C5550Samsung HT-C5550Sonos PlaybarSonos Playbar
Center speaker
yesYes
noNo
Front speaker / speaker unit
yesYes
yesYes
Suitable for subwoofer
yesYes
noNo
Surround speakers
yesYes
noNo