Best Budget Samsung HW-R450 Soundbar Review

HW-R450

A hearty compact sound bar system that offers a 2-channel front speaker assembly without surround sound. Included is a wireless active subwoofer which can be expanded to a 4.1-channel surround sound collective. You will need to add the amp/rear surround speaker kit from Samsung. If you have a wireless Bluetooth device the HW-R450 can receive that signal and play from your device wirelessly.

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Features

HDMI (in/out)
0/0
Optical digital audio (in/out)
1/0
Coaxial digital audio (in/out)
0/0
Stereo analog audio (in/out)
1/0
Mini-jack input for portable audio player
Yes
Headphone jack
No
Active subwoofer pre-amp out
No
Bluetooth (in/out)
Yes/No
USB port
Yes
WiFi connection
No
Ethernet connection
No
Other connections
Micro USB host mode port can also be used for firmware updates.
Features
No. of channels
2.1 non-surround expandable to 4.1 surround
No. of speakers supplied
1.1
Active subwoofer
Yes
Wireless subwoofer
Yes
Wireless surround spkrs/amps
Optional
Network platform/content
N/A
Optional multi-room sharing
No
Accessible Internet content providers
N/A
USB host mode(s)
Audio
Dolby Atmos digital audio decoding
No
Dolby True HD digital audio decoding
No
Dolby Digital Plus digital audio decoding
No
Dolby Digital digital audio decoding
Yes
DTS:X digital audio decoding
No
DTS-HD Master Audio digital audio decoding
No
DTS-HD Master Aud Essential digital audio decoding
No
DTS-HD High Res. audio digital audio decoding
No
DTS digital audio decoding
Yes
PCM digital audio decoding
Yes
Simulated surround sound
Optional
Virtual surround sound
Yes
Dialog enhancement
No
Other DSP modes
Yes
Tone adjustments
Multi-band EQ, Treble, Bass
Voice control
No
Programmable to respond to TV remote controls
No
Can respond to remote controls from TVs with HDMI ARC CEC
No
Can respond to remote controls of some major brand TVs
Yes
Universal remote
No
Can respond to remote controls of some same-brand TVs
Yes
Remote also controls some same-brand TVs
No
Available app remote control(s)
Android
HDMI Output with Audio Return Channel (ARC) capability
No
Ultra HD video HDMI pass-through
No
HDR video HDMI pass-through
No
3D video HDMI pass-through
No
Auto speaker calibration
No
Speaker set-up test tone function
No
Sleep timer function
No
Updatable software/firmware
Yes
Included accessories
Digital audio optical connecting cable, remote control, wall mount brackets.
Warranty (mos.): parts/labor
12/12

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More Features


Reads MP3, WMA, OGG, WAV, AAC files. Can be converted to a 4.1 channel surround sound system with the addition of optional Samsung SWA-8500S wireless amp and rear surround speaker kit. Has various auto on/off features. The number of Bluetooth devices that can be retained in the pairing memory is not specified, only one device can be paired at a time. Works with free Samsung Audio Bluetooth music player/remote control app download for Android mobile devices.

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Specs


Soundbar/base dimensions (HxWxD)
2.25 x 36 x 3
Subwoofer dimensions (HxWxD)
13.5 x 7.25 x 11.25
Side surround speaker dimensions (HxWxD)
N/A
Rear surround speaker dimensions (HxWxD)
N/A

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Rating

8 Total Score
Best Budget Samsung HW-R450 Soundbar Review

A hearty compact sound bar system that offers a 2-channel front speaker assembly without surround sound. Included is a wireless active subwoofer which can be expanded to a 4.1-channel surround sound collective. You will need to add the amp/rear surround speaker kit from Samsung. If you have a wireless Bluetooth device the HW-R450 can receive that signal and play from your device wirelessly.

PROS
  • Affordable
  • Bluetooth
  • Easy Setup
  • Sleek Design
  • Active Subwoofer
CONS
  • No Headphone Jack
  • No Active subwoofer pre-amp out
  • No WiFi connection
  • No Ethernet connection
User Rating: 5 (1 votes)
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Where To Buy

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Price History

  • All prices mentioned above are in United States dollar.
  • This product is available at eBay, Walmart, Bestbuy, Newegg, Worldwidestereo.
  • At ebay.com you can purchase Samsung HW-R450 200W 2.1-Channel Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer USED☝ for only $94.99, which is 52% less than the cost in Worldwidestereo ($197.99).
  • The lowest price of Samsung HW-R450 Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer was obtained on March 2, 2020 3:32 am.
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