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A Review of the Samsung Hw Q800B

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   4 minute read
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Samsung HW Q800B

Samsung HW Q800B

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Reasons why you might like the Samsung HW Q800B

Overall Score 5.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1110 mm
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc

A breakdown of the review per specifications

Design

Width

Samsung HW Q800B 1,110mm

Samsung HW Q800B has a width of 1,110mm. A soundbar's width indicates the horizontal dimension of a soundbar, soundbars are often designed to fit the width of TVs or get close.

Height

Samsung HW Q800B 60mm

The Samsung HW Q800B has a height of 60mm. The height represents the vertical dimension of a soundbar, they are mostly designed to be as slim as it can be to aesthetically complement a space.

Weight

Samsung HW Q800B 5,100g

Samsung HW Q800B weighs 5,100g. We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to shift around the space. Lighter home appliances are advantageous, as it makes transportation easier, even say for many other kinds of products.

Volume

Samsung HW Q800B 7,992cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by the product's body or, in simpler terms, the space the product fills. Samsung HW Q800B takes up 7,992cm³, it is a good thing to know the space that a soundbar takes up just so as to confirm that it would fit with ease into the available space .

Thickness

Samsung HW Q800B 120mm

The thickness of Samsung HW Q800B is 120mm, to know the thickness of a device you divide its space occupied by the surface area(length by width)

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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Samsung HW Q800B 5.1.2only

For surround sound channels, you'll come across figures in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number shows the total of main speakers, the second number denotes the number of subwoofers, and the third number if available shows the total of “height” speakers.

NOTE: "Height" speakers are most times placed on the ceiling of the room that has the soundbar, but they may as well be upward-firing speakers within the soundbar.

The Samsung HW Q800B having a sound output value of 5.1.2 means that it has 5 main speakers, 1 subwoofer and 2 "height" speaker

Has Aac

Samsung HW Q800B

Samsung HW Q800B supports AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.

Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung HW Q800B will work fine with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well

Connectivity

Has An Hdmi Output

Samsung HW Q800B

Samsung HW Q800B has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI port can channel high-definition audio.

Hdmi Ports

Samsung HW Q800B 2only

Samsung HW Q800B has 2 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports mean that you may connect at the same time numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Has Bluetooth

Samsung HW Q800B

Samsung HW Q800B supports Bluetooth, a cable free technology which allows you to easily transfer data between different devices.

Supports Wi-Fi

Samsung HW Q800B

Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices such as computers, and mobile devices .i.e smartphones and wearables to connect and interact with other devices on the internet, the Samsung HW Q800B can connect to Wi-Fi.

Has S/Pdif Out Port

Samsung HW Q800B

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Samsung HW Q800B

Before you needed to connect an optical cable from your TV to the optical input of an audio device on top of the already connected HDMI cable to play all audio through a soundbar, now with ARC you can easily connect all these at a go from a compatible HDMI socket on your TV to an HDMI ARC socket on your soundbar.

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) carries audio over HDMI. ARC is only capable of carrying compressed 5.1 audio, but eARC has higher bandwidth and can carry uncompressed 7.1 audio, as well as formats such as DTS:X and full bitrate Dolby Atmos. It is available on the Samsung HW Q800B

Compatible With Alexa

Samsung HW Q800B

Samsung HW Q800B is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.

Has Spotify Connect

Samsung HW Q800B

Spotify Connect allows you to control the music playing on the soundbar from the Spotify app on another device when the devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Samsung HW Q800B has Spotify connect

Has Dolby Atmos

Samsung HW Q800B

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. Samsung HW Q800B has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.

Has Dts:x

Samsung HW Q800B

DTS:X is an object-based surround sound technology that allows filmmakers to place and move individual sounds around your listening space, giving you a theater-like audio experience.

More like Dolby Atmos as it aims to create a multi-dimensional sound that "places you at the center of the action", it differs from Dolby Atmos by the required speaker configuration. Samsung HW Q800B has DTS:X

Has Airplay

Samsung HW Q800B

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screens, videos, and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles, or present your slideshows easily on your device.

Supports Dolby Digital Plus

Samsung HW Q800B

If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen (14) different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for much better sound quality. Samsung HW Q800B supports Dolby digital plus

Supports Dolby Digital

Samsung HW Q800B

Samsung HW Q800B supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.

Has A Dedicated Smartphone App

Samsung HW Q800B

There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the Samsung HW Q800B.

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