Samsung HT-E5530 vs Sonos Playbar

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General

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Automatic calibration (w/ measurement mic.)
noNo
noNo
Number of speakers
5.1
3.0
Type of home cinema package
Separates
Soundbar

Connectors

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Digital coaxial output (S/PDIF)
0
0
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
1
1
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
0
0
HDMI
yesYes
noNo
S-video output
0
0
SCART out
noNo
noNo
USB
yesYes
noNo

Decoders

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Supported audio files
AAC, MP3, WMA
AAC+, AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA
Supported image files
JPEG/JPG
BMP, GIF, JPEG/JPG, PNG
Supported video files
AVCHD, DivX HD, DivX, Matroska (MKV), WMV, WMV9 HD (VC-1)
MPEG4

Dimensions

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Colour of product
Black
Black, Grey, Silver, White
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Width)
0 mm
900 mm
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Height)
0 mm
85 mm
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Depth)
0 mm
140 mm
Weight (front / speaker unit)
3.9 kg
5.4 kg

Features

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Features
Simulated surround, DLNA certified, Mobile docking station
Simulated surround, Support for multiroom, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for internet radio
Wireless rear speakers
yesYes
yesYes

Communication

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Bluetooth
yesYes
noNo
Ethernet connection
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
Type (radio)
FM, RDS radio
FM, Internet Radio

Compatibility

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3D support (3D-Ready)
yesYes
noNo
DLNA certified
yesYes
noNo
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
yesYes
noNo
Radio receiver
yesYes
noNo

Storage

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Optical drive
yesYes
noNo

Audio features

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Front speaker / speaker unit
yesYes
yesYes
Suitable for subwoofer
yesYes
noNo