Updated 4 Oct 2017

Samsung

HW-MS650

Snapshot: The Samsung HW-MS650 sound bar has bluetooth but no wireless subwoofer. But how good is the sound quality?

HW-MS650
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$899

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Test results

Overall score
53
Stereo
?/10
Multi-channel
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Remote control
?/10

Good points

  • OK to use.
  • Has bluetooth but no wireless subwoofer.

But

  • Just OK stereo sound.
  • Just OK remote control.
  • Just OK multichannel sound.
  • No subwoofer.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Sound (60 percent)
  • Ease of use (25 percent)
  • Remote control (10 percent)
  • Standby energy (5 percent)

Sound (/10): Made up of spoken word, 5.1 movie surround-sound effects and 5.1 music.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$899

Specifications

Sound bar HxWxD (cm)
9.5 x 106 x 13
Subwoofer HxWxD (cm)
n/a
Weight - sound bar (kg)
6.3
Weight - subwoofer (kg)
n/a

Features

HDMI inputs
1
HDMI outputs
1
Subwoofer speaker orientation
na
Multi-channel capability (claimed)
not stated
Sound bar speaker drivers
9
Bluetooth
Wireless subwoofer
×
Video switching
×

More Info

Notes
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