Samsung Q700B Soundbar Speaker (2022) - 3.1.2ch 3D Object Tracking Surround Sound System With Wireless Dolby Atmos DTS:X Audio, Alexa Built In And Wireless Subwoofer With Night & Voice Enhancement
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Underneath, you’ll find two HDMI ports. One provides the eARC/ARC connection to the TV, the other – with 4K HDR passthrough – offers the opportunity to plug in a local AV source. Hooking a Blu-ray player up directly allows the Q700B to decode any DTS:X-encoded discs you may have. This HDMI input could also serve as a games console or a set-top box. The Q700B is designed with larger screens in mind (55-inches upwards). It measures 44 inches / 1111mm wide.
It’s well-built but fairly conventional in appearance, with a perforated grille that partially obscures the LED status display. There’s no on-screen GUI. Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience with the Samsung HW-Q700B’s impressive 3.1.2 channel system, wide-range up-firing tweeters, and Dolby Atmos and DTS X compatibility. This soundbar and wireless subwoofer combo is designed to deliver an immersive audio experience for larger flatscreens.
The Samsung HW-Q700B is a well-made soundbar that offers impressive performance for its price range. Whether you’re watching movies or listening to music, this soundbar will elevate your audio experience with its powerful sound output and advanced features. This budget-friendly Dolby Atmos soundbar had the ability to transport you to new dimensions with its immersive audio technology. audio immersion is good, to a point. The adoption of decent drivers for Atmos height channels warrants an unambiguous thumbs-up. Last year’s Acoustic Beam solution did the job, but on this model those dedicated drivers bring clear benefits when it comes to relating detail and creating presence. Audio upscaling of stereo and 5.1 sources is impressive too.
The HW-Q700B has several standout traits. Dialogue intelligibility is good, making it easy to follow the plot even when the sound mix gets a little busy. Connectivity is more accommodating than has become the norm. In addition to HDMI eARC/ARC, there’s an HDMI source input that supports 4k HDR10+ pass-through, ideal for hooking up a games console or 4k UHD Blu-ray player. There’s also an optical digital audio input for legacy TV connections.
In this review, we will delve into every aspect of the Samsung HW-Q700B – from its performance to its connectivity options – so that you can decide whether this enchanting soundbar is right for you.
Optical Digital Audio Input: If your TV doesn’t have an HDMI ARC port, don’t worry! The Samsung HW-Q700B also includes an optical digital audio input, providing another option for connecting your TV and enjoying the immersive sound. In terms of connectivity, the HW-Q700B offers two HDMI ports – one for eARC/ARC connection and the other with 4K HDR passthrough – as well as an optical digital audio input. This soundbar offers a variety of audio presets and sound modes, including Standard, Adaptive Sound, Surround and Game. For non-Atmos or DTS:X mixes, Adaptive proves the most consistently entertaining. Audio upscaling is well handled, particularly when it comes to sporting events.
Take a moment to envision the sleek and angular design of the Samsung HW-Q700B soundbar, with its solid construction and minimalist aesthetic that seamlessly blends into your home entertainment setup. Whether you choose to place it in front of your flatscreen or mount it on the wall, this soundbar will effortlessly complement your existing decor while delivering impressive audio performance. The HW-Q700B would best suit screens of 55-inches and larger. This soundbar can be mounted to the wall or placed below a screen on wide AV furniture or a bench. Measuring 1,110.7mm from wing tip to wing tip, it’s wide and weighs 5.1kg (not too onerous if you want to mount it to a wall).