Samsung HT-E5550 vs Samsung HW-K950

Full Comparison

General

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Automatic calibration (w/ measurement mic.)
yesYes
noNo
Number of speakers
5.1
5.1
Type of home cinema package
Separates
Soundbar

Connectors

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Analogue 3.5mm input
0
1
Analogue 5.1/6.1/7.1 inputs
noNo
noNo
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
0
0
Analogue RCA stereo outputs
0
0
Component input (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0
0
Component output (YPbPr/YCbCr)
1
0
Composite input
0
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
Front/side connections
Digital optical, USB
USB
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Number of HDMI inputs
2
1
Number of HDMI outputs
1
1
Pre-output (subwoofer)
noNo
noNo
S-video input
0
0
S-video output
0
0
SCART out
noNo
noNo
Separate DVD / Blu-ray player
noNo
noNo
USB
yesYes
yesYes
Number of ports
2
1

Image properties

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Image frequency
24p, 50p, 60p
24p, 30p, 50p, 60p
Video formats supported
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p (Full HD)
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD)

Decoders

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Audio format
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS 5.1, DTS 2.0
Supported audio files
AAC, LPCM, MP3, WMA
AAC, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA, AIFF

Dimensions

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Colour of product
Black
Black, White
Weight
47.75 lb
40.34 lb
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Width)
3.54 in
47.64 in
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Height)
47.24 in
3.23 in
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Depth)
2.76 in
5.16 in
Weight (front / speaker unit)
8.60 lb
14.77 lb
Dimensions sub (Width)
6.61 in
8.03 in
Dimensions sub (Height)
13.78 in
15.71 in
Dimensions sub (Depth)
11.22 in
16.30 in
Weight (sub)
5.73 lb
21.16 lb
Dimensions surround (Width)
3.54 in
4.72 in
Dimensions surround (Height)
47.24 in
8.31 in
Dimensions surround (Depth)
2.76 in
5.55 in
Weight (surround)
8.60 lb
4.41 lb

Features

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Features
Simulated surround
Speakers suitable for Dolby Atmos, Support for multiroom, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features
Wireless rear speakers
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless speakers included
noNo
yesYes

Communication

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Ethernet connection
noNo
noNo
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes

Compatibility

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
3D support (3D-Ready)
yesYes
yesYes
Can convert 2D to 3D
yesYes
noNo
Glasses included
noNo
noNo
DLNA certified
yesYes
noNo
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
yesYes
noNo
Radio receiver
yesYes
noNo

Storage

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Built-in hard drive
noNo
noNo
Memory card reader
noNo
noNo
Optical drive
yesYes
noNo

Audio features

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Center speaker
yesYes
noNo
Front speaker / speaker unit
yesYes
yesYes
Midrange
noNo
noNo
Signal separation
2-way
Broadband
Tweeter elements
yesYes
noNo
Suitable for subwoofer
yesYes
yesYes
Capacity (sub)
170 W
162 W
Type of enclosure (sub)
Bass reflex (Ported)
Bass reflex (Ported)
Wireless
noNo
yesYes
Surround speakers
yesYes
yesYes
Capacity (surround)
165 W
70 W
Midrange (surround)
noNo
noNo
Signal separation (surround)
2-way
Broadband
Tweeters (surround)
yesYes
noNo

Power supply

Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HT-E5550Samsung HW-K950Samsung HW-K950
Operational Power Consumption
, 92.2
, 71
Power consumption (standby)
0.45 W
0.73 W