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4.6 | 106 Reviews

HW-Q800T 3.1.2ch Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos / DTS:X & Alexa Built-in (2020)

Samsung HWQ800T

Features

  • Theater audio experience with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
  • Control your soundbar and other compatible devices using Built-in voice assistant

Quick Specs

  • Type: Soundbars
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes

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Ultimate Immersion

Soundbar Q800T delivers the ultimate 3D surround sound for your home theater with the highest level of detail, so you hear every nuance of your content with multi-dimensional clarity. QLED TV has met it's perfect match.

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True 3D surround sound from every direction

Explore the depths of sound with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Dual technology that captures each distinct sound as it flows above and around you.

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Q Soundbar & QLED TV, in perfect harmony

Breakthrough technology that synchronizes Samsung QLED TV speakers with the Q-Series soundbar speakers for fuller, more immersive, cinematic sound.

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Immersing you in captivating sound

With 3 channels, 1 subwoofer channel, and 2 up-firing channels, True 3.1.2ch sound creates a complete audio environment for a captivating entertainment experience.

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Music comes alive with your voice

Your soundbar comes with Alexa built-in. Enjoy all the things you know and love about Alexa, with the advantage of powerful, optimized sound from your soundbar.

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Feel the depth of moving sound

Samsung Acoustic Beam technology delivers a panoramic audio experience with directional sound that makes it feel like you are part of the scene.

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Sound optimized for each scene

Soundbar Q800T analyzes your content to automatically deliver optimized sound based on each scene, letting you hear speech clearly even at the lowest volumes.

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Engineered by sound innovation experts

Designed, tested, and tuned at our state-of-the-art California Audio Lab, where world-class audio engineers apply advanced acoustic technologies and cutting-edge computer modeling to give you perfectly balanced, room-filling sound.

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Hear better. Play better

Connect your console to the soundbar to boost your gaming experience. Optimize sound, while offering clear directional sound to gain the advantage.

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A sound connection boost

HDMI eARC allows you to hear quality and lossless sound even when connected to other devices via your TV, like DVD players or game consoles.

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More sound without the wires

The Wireless Surround Kit* lets you expand your soundbar to a complete surround sound system easily and without the mess of wires.

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A world of sound with one remote

One remote is all you need. Control key soundbar functions like power, volume, and even sound effects with the Samsung TV remote.

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One app to listen smart

Take connected living to the next level. SmartThings app lets you add your speakers to your network, giving you greater control over your audio throughout your smart home.

Ultimate Immersion Soundbar Q800T delivers the ultimate 3D surround sound for your home theater with the highest level of detail, so you hear every nuance of your content with multi-dimensional clarity. QLED TV has met it's perfect match.

True 3D surround sound from every direction Explore the depths of sound with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Dual technology that captures each distinct sound as it flows above and around you.

Q Soundbar & QLED TV, in perfect harmony Breakthrough technology that synchronizes Samsung QLED TV speakers with the Q-Series soundbar speakers for fuller, more immersive, cinematic sound.

Immersing you in captivating sound With 3 channels, 1 subwoofer channel, and 2 up-firing channels, True 3.1.2ch sound creates a complete audio environment for a captivating entertainment experience.

Music comes alive with your voice Your soundbar comes with Alexa built-in. Enjoy all the things you know and love about Alexa, with the advantage of powerful, optimized sound from your soundbar.

Feel the depth of moving sound Samsung Acoustic Beam technology delivers a panoramic audio experience with directional sound that makes it feel like you are part of the scene.

Sound optimized for each scene Soundbar Q800T analyzes your content to automatically deliver optimized sound based on each scene, letting you hear speech clearly even at the lowest volumes.

Engineered by sound innovation experts Designed, tested, and tuned at our state-of-the-art California Audio Lab, where world-class audio engineers apply advanced acoustic technologies and cutting-edge computer modeling to give you perfectly balanced, room-filling sound.

Connect your smartphone with just a tap Play music from your smartphone on your soundbar with just a tap. Simply tap the soundbar with your smartphone and start playing your favorite playlist.

Hear better. Play better Connect your console to the soundbar to boost your gaming experience. Optimize sound, while offering clear directional sound to gain the advantage.

A sound connection boost HDMI eARC allows you to hear quality and lossless sound even when connected to other devices via your TV, like DVD players or game consoles.

More sound without the wires The Wireless Surround Kit* lets you expand your soundbar to a complete surround sound system easily and without the mess of wires.

A world of sound with one remote One remote is all you need. Control key soundbar functions like power, volume, and even sound effects with the Samsung TV remote.

One app to listen smart Take connected living to the next level. SmartThings app lets you add your speakers to your network, giving you greater control over your audio throughout your smart home.

Features

  • Theater audio experience with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
  • Control your soundbar and other compatible devices using Built-in voice assistant
General
Color Black
Number of Channels 3.1.2
Total Power (W) 330W
Center Speaker Yes
Up-firing Speaker Yes
Special Features
Compatible with SWA-9000S SWA-9100S
Features
Wide Range Tweeter Yes
Audio Processing
Dolby ATMOS
DTS-X DTS:X DTS digital Surround
Audio Features
Sound Mode Surround Sound expansion Game Pro Standard Adaptive
Q-Symphony Yes
Acoustic Beam Technology Yes
Wireless Surround Sound Ready Yes
Wide Range Tweeter Yes
Video Features
4K Video Pass Yes
HDR HDR 10+
Speakers
Number of Speakers 8
Subwoofer Included Yes
Subwoofer Type Wireless Active
AV Decoding Format
WAV Yes
MP3 Yes
WMA Yes
OGG Yes
FLAC Yes
AAC Yes
ALAC Yes
AIFF Yes
Connectivity
HDMI Out 1
HDMI Inputs 1
HDMI eARC Yes
Optical Inputs Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth ® Yes
Bluetooth ® Power On Yes
One Remote Control Yes
Voice Features Yes (Built-in)
SmartThings App compatibility Yes
Power Consumption
Stand-by Power Consumption (Main) 0.45W
Stand-by Power Consumption (Subwoofer) 0.45W
Operating Power Consumption (Main) 28W
Operating Power Consumption (Subwoofer) 28W
Free Voltage Yes
Rating Voltage AC110-240V~ 50/60Hz
Adaptor Power 59W
Dimensions & Weight
Product Dimensions (W x H x D) 38.6" x 2.4" x 4.5"
Product Weight (lb.) 7.9 lbs.
Subwoofer Dimensions (W x H x D) 8.1" x 15.9" x 15.9"
Subwoofer Weight 21.6 lbs.
Package Dimensions (W x H x D) 45.7" x 22.6" x 10.7"
Package Weight 36.4 lbs.
Accessory
Remote Control Yes
Wall Mount Kit Yes
Battery for Remote Controller Yes
Cable HDMI
ENERGY STAR® Certified
ENERGY STAR® Certified Yes

Quick Specs


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  • Energy Star Rated: Yes

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4.6 out of 5

86% of reviewers recommend this product.

3 Stars

Not suitable for music, bass and treble not workin

Roger Fl 8/17/2021

for movies seems good... but for music is bad, most of the sound comes from the little center channel and the main channels sounds like auxiliary, also the stereo sound gets a little mixed up letting part of the right sound sounding in the center and a bit the left channel and vice versa. adjusting the bass and treble won't make any difference in sound, neither from the remote or the smartthings app(wich lacks some settings like center channel level). hoping samsung fix this in a future firmware update
Originally posted on Samsung.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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1 Stars

Audio cuts out at random

Kurt 4/9/2021

audio cuts out at random for about a second. looked online and seems to be a common complaint with no fix. very frustrating.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

so clear!

ChrisJoy0722 1/22/2021

my husband and i love the soundbar! the previous one we had was old and would cut out. the samsung one is very clear, and can be heard from all points in the room. we highly recommend this product!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Soundbar Elevates Viewing Experience

mondialiste2 1/22/2021

The Samsung Soundbar HW-Q800T arrived in two boxes that were joined together. Unboxing was simple. Everything we needed was included and packed in a logical manner: the Soundbar Q800T with power cable, subwoofer with power cable, HDMI cable, soundbar wall mounts, paper wall mount guide, instruction manual, remote control and 2 triple AAA batteries for the remote. Plug in the subwoofer first. Connect the Soundbar Q800T to the TV's HDMI eArc port using the supplied HDMI cable. Plug soundbar to power. Even if our Samsung Q80R TV was the 2020 model, it paired with the soundbar Q800T almost instantly. We did this without mounting first just to test the soundbar. We disconnected soundbar from power. Next, we used the measuring guide to center-align the Soundbar Q800T when mounting to the wall. Per instructions, the Q800T can be mounted a mere 2 inches below the TV. However, to be able to access controls behind the TV with ease, we mounted it 4 inches below the TV. The TV is mounted higher and mounted the Soundbar is our ear level sitting up. On our matte black wall, the soundbar Q800T is stylish and sleek paired with the Samsung Q80R 65" TV mounted using Samsung's own WMN750 Mini Wall Mount. We also pair the Soundbar with iPhone to listen to podcasts and streaming radio programs. At first, I couldn't get the pairing to work even if the iPhone indicated it was already connected through Bluetooth. Eventually, all I needed to do was to disconnect the soundbar from the power source to reset and pair properly. After that everything was easy and smooth. Adding the Soundbar to the Smart Things App and using Alexa voice control was also straight-forward. Which brings us the sound quality of Samsung Q800T. We are completely satisfied with the sound quality. It is amazing how much fuller and better everything sounds with the Q800T. It makes our same 2020 Samsung Q80R feel like a completely new and improved TV. It is such an enjoyable experience. We tested it re-watching Hamilton on TV and the experience is much more elevated this time around. We tested the Soundbar re-watching The Mandalorian episodes and the explosive sounds and action is at home theatre experience. We keep the Soundbar volume at a 25 average. This is way below the 100-maximum volume. Hamilton (at 35 volume) provided clear, crisp dialogue and lyrics. and The Mandalorian (at 30 volume) provided sound that was full, rich, and detailed. We are still experimenting with the subwoofer for preferred
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

so clear!

ChrisJoy0722 1/22/2021

my husband and i love the soundbar! the previous one we had was old and would cut out. the samsung one is very clear, and can be heard from all points in the room. we highly recommend this product!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Soundbar Elevates Viewing Experience

mondialiste2 1/22/2021

The Samsung Soundbar HW-Q800T arrived in two boxes that were joined together. Unboxing was simple. Everything we needed was included and packed in a logical manner: the Soundbar Q800T with power cable, subwoofer with power cable, HDMI cable, soundbar wall mounts, paper wall mount guide, instruction manual, remote control and 2 triple AAA batteries for the remote. Plug in the subwoofer first. Connect the Soundbar Q800T to the TV's HDMI eArc port using the supplied HDMI cable. Plug soundbar to power. Even if our Samsung Q80R TV was the 2020 model, it paired with the soundbar Q800T almost instantly. We did this without mounting first just to test the soundbar. We disconnected soundbar from power. Next, we used the measuring guide to center-align the Soundbar Q800T when mounting to the wall. Per instructions, the Q800T can be mounted a mere 2 inches below the TV. However, to be able to access controls behind the TV with ease, we mounted it 4 inches below the TV. The TV is mounted higher and mounted the Soundbar is our ear level sitting up. On our matte black wall, the soundbar Q800T is stylish and sleek paired with the Samsung Q80R 65" TV mounted using Samsung's own WMN750 Mini Wall Mount. We also pair the Soundbar with iPhone to listen to podcasts and streaming radio programs. At first, I couldn't get the pairing to work even if the iPhone indicated it was already connected through Bluetooth. Eventually, all I needed to do was to disconnect the soundbar from the power source to reset and pair properly. After that everything was easy and smooth. Adding the Soundbar to the Smart Things App and using Alexa voice control was also straight-forward. Which brings us the sound quality of Samsung Q800T. We are completely satisfied with the sound quality. It is amazing how much fuller and better everything sounds with the Q800T. It makes our same 2020 Samsung Q80R feel like a completely new and improved TV. It is such an enjoyable experience. We tested it re-watching Hamilton on TV and the experience is much more elevated this time around. We tested the Soundbar re-watching The Mandalorian episodes and the explosive sounds and action is at home theatre experience. We keep the Soundbar volume at a 25 average. This is way below the 100-maximum volume. Hamilton (at 35 volume) provided clear, crisp dialogue and lyrics. and The Mandalorian (at 30 volume) provided sound that was full, rich, and detailed. We are still experimenting with the subwoofer for preferred
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Sound Bar that Rocks the House

Madisonz01 1/20/2021

This has been the soundbar that I have been waiting for! I love being emerged when watching movies with my husband, but we never had anything that would deliver. This makes the TV so loud and, even with the bass on low, shakes the house. I love watching movies like John Wick now that you can really feel like you are really there. The surround sound is great and crystal clear. We paired the bar to our phones with Bluetooth and can use Alexa around the house with the rest of our speakers instead of other wireless speakers. After a few tries to connect fully, it wasn't too hard to pair and sounds much better than the other speakers we have! We can use the Alexa speakers throughout the house, and it all links up flawlessly! Not being able to go to the movies has been hard, but this makes it just a little easier!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Sound Bar that Rocks the House

Madisonz01 1/20/2021

This has been the soundbar that I have been waiting for! I love being emerged when watching movies with my husband, but we never had anything that would deliver. This makes the TV so loud and, even with the bass on low, shakes the house. I love watching movies like John Wick now that you can really feel like you are really there. The surround sound is great and crystal clear. We paired the bar to our phones with Bluetooth and can use Alexa around the house with the rest of our speakers instead of other wireless speakers. After a few tries to connect fully, it wasn't too hard to pair and sounds much better than the other speakers we have! We can use the Alexa speakers throughout the house, and it all links up flawlessly! Not being able to go to the movies has been hard, but this makes it just a little easier!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Perfect

Dimitris 1/17/2021

dont believe the bad reviews ! i had no problem with conectivity the sound was amazing ! realy happy with the total expirience
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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2 Stars

Constant issues with connectivity

Stan 12/30/2020

great soundbar with nice features, but with3 mains issues: 1. constant connection issues via bt or wifi or even with alexa 2. doesnt support apple music (even through in other regions it is available https://www.samsung.com/levant/audio-devices/soundbar/3-1-2-ch-soundbar-black-hw-q800t-zn/) 3. q-symphony works only with 2020 tv models if no firmware update would be available soon, i would return and not buy it
Originally posted on Samsung.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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2 Stars

Constant issues with connectivity

Stan 12/30/2020

great soundbar with nice features, but with3 mains issues: 1. constant connection issues via bt or wifi or even with alexa 2. doesnt support apple music (even through in other regions it is available https://www.samsung.com/levant/audio-devices/soundbar/3-1-2-ch-soundbar-black-hw-q800t-zn/) 3. q-symphony works only with 2020 tv models if no firmware update would be available soon, i would return and not buy it
Originally posted on Samsung.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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2 Stars

Constant issues with connectivity

Stan 12/30/2020

great soundbar with nice features, but with3 mains issues: 1. constant connection issues via bt or wifi or even with alexa 2. doesnt support apple music (even through in other regions it is available https://www.samsung.com/levant/audio-devices/soundbar/3-1-2-ch-soundbar-black-hw-q800t-zn/) 3. q-symphony works only with 2020 tv models if no firmware update would be available soon, i would return and not buy it
Originally posted on Samsung.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Quick, Simple, and Powerful

Wee2600 12/22/2020

The q800T Soundbar is amazing. While many times I know people judge a soundbar on just sound, this marvel brings so many other aspects to the table. The availability of Alexa on the soundbar is something that you don't really think you need, but after you use it you know you cant go back to one without. The 3.1 setup does an outstanding job of giving you a full experience in a small package. The setup was very simple and straight to the point. When you add the rear speaker system, it truly feels like a mini theater setup, and there is nothing wrong with that! Music playback is amazing whether it's from the TV or Bluetooth. I played some jazz on this to truly get a representation of the high and lows of the speakers, and it didn't fail. I truly felt like I was in a concert hall. I truly can't think of any downfalls to this soundbar and would recommend it to anyone looking for theater quality sound and fun!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Quick, Simple, and Powerful

Wee2600 12/22/2020

The q800T Soundbar is amazing. While many times I know people judge a soundbar on just sound, this marvel brings so many other aspects to the table. The availability of Alexa on the soundbar is something that you don't really think you need, but after you use it you know you cant go back to one without. The 3.1 setup does an outstanding job of giving you a full experience in a small package. The setup was very simple and straight to the point. When you add the rear speaker system, it truly feels like a mini theater setup, and there is nothing wrong with that! Music playback is amazing whether it's from the TV or Bluetooth. I played some jazz on this to truly get a representation of the high and lows of the speakers, and it didn't fail. I truly felt like I was in a concert hall. I truly can't think of any downfalls to this soundbar and would recommend it to anyone looking for theater quality sound and fun!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Makes our 2019 TV seem new

roadzoomy1 12/16/2020

Was so easy to install. We are completely satisfied with the sound quality. It is amazing how much fuller and better everything sounds with the Q800T. It makes our same 2019 Samsung Q80R feel like a completely new and improved TV. It is such an enjoyable experience. We tested it re-watching Hamilton on TV and the experience is much more elevated this time around. We tested the Soundbar re-watching The Mandalorian episodes and the explosive sounds and action is a true home theatre experience. We keep the Soundbar volume at a 25 average. This is way below the 100-maximum volume. Hamilton (at 35 volume) provided clear, crisp dialogue and lyrics. and The Mandalorian (at 35 volume) provided sound that was strong, full, rich, and detailed. We also pair the Soundbar with iPhone to listen to podcasts and streaming radio programs. At first, I couldn't get the pairing to work even if the iPhone indicated it was already connected through Bluetooth. Eventually, all I needed to do was to disconnect the soundbar from the power source to reset and pair properly. After that everything was easy and smooth. Adding the Soundbar to the Smart Things App and using Alexa voice control was also straight-forward. Which brings us the sound quality of Samsung Q800T.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Excellent Soundbar

Lacey9 12/16/2020

I'm not one to notice the difference in things but when my husband swapped out our sounds bars I was blown away. We had been missing out with our previous soundboard. The Dolby Atmos on this thing is awesome. We have been playing Christmas music non-stop with our girls. The Bluetooth connects easily to our phones. I haven't been able to figure out the tap to sound but we really don't need it. When watching movies the subwoofer rumbles big time. You won't be disappointed by this soundboard!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Excellent Soundbar

Lacey9 12/16/2020

I'm not one to notice the difference in things but when my husband swapped out our sounds bars I was blown away. We had been missing out with our previous soundboard. The Dolby Atmos on this thing is awesome. We have been playing Christmas music non-stop with our girls. The Bluetooth connects easily to our phones. I haven't been able to figure out the tap to sound but we really don't need it. When watching movies the subwoofer rumbles big time. You won't be disappointed by this soundboard!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Loving it

Lawrence 12/15/2020

as a sound engineer, i'm pleased with the performance of this sound bar. with proper treatment, you will get the best tone out of it
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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1 Stars

I want it to work soooo badly!

Dean 12/15/2020

i got this to go along with my q80t tv. i got the 850 version which includes the rear surrounds. i got it all connected and it sounded so good! but after a day i began noticing the audio dropping out from the rear surrounds and the subwoofers. i spent 2 hours on the phone with samsung support who were unable to solve my issues. i got another unit, and now i'm having the same issues.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great product

laura2565 12/14/2020

I bought it as a gift for my kids. They plugged it in and used it immediately couldn't wait. They love it so much they became Insiders. Product is highly recommended
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Impressive (so far)

holmesthumper 12/14/2020

I received and set up the Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar, and I must say I am impressed (so far). I haven't put it through all the paces yet, but am working on it. I like the sound produced and it paired with my DirecTV remote easily.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Theater experience in the safety of your home

KayKay011 12/14/2020

We all miss going to movie theaters. The sound, the experience and of course the concessions! While we might miss it, it does not mean we need to miss out. Samsung delivers that the sound and feel of the theater all from the safety of your home. The clarity and control they provide makes it so easy, even my tech challenged Mom can do it. The voice control is the best! You don't have to search for the remote that fell between your blanket or get up off the couch, it's all right there with a few commands! The brilliant quality makes the Q800T the right choice economically for the experience. Year ago I might have been satisfied with turning up the volume on the TV, NO MORE! Once you see and feel the difference, you will wonder why you waited so long! Now only if Samsung can nail down the theater popcorn and slushies!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Sleek and Discreet

Chris2880 12/14/2020

Samsung HW-Q800T 3.1.2ch Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos / DTS:X & Alexa Built-in (2020) has fantastic support for audio content over its HDMI ARC port. With the HDMI ports, you can use the bar as a hub between different devices, such as your Blu-ray player or game console. This soundbar has a simple interface. Behind the metal grille, there's a small screen that indicates the volume level and the input you're currently using. We like the red dot feature that indicates the system is muted. Our kids sometimes mute my favorite shows. On top of the soundbar, there are touch-sensitive buttons. You can turn the bar on/off, adjust the volume, turn the mic on/off, and use the multifunction button to change inputs and enable Alexa voice assistant. The Alexa voice assistant wasn't simple to configure at first, but we contacted Samsung support and it was a user issue on our end. We also received tips from support to use our Samsung HW-Q800T 3.1.2ch Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos / DTS:X & Alexa Built-in to the fullest potential. The Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar has a great build quality. You won't be disappointed.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

The great and the not so great...

NintendoWiiBoy 12/14/2020

This is my first time posting a review on a sound bar and it's one of the first I've had. It's a really good sound bar but a bit expensive. I do enjoy having the loud surround sound for action packed movies and music, but for an average show, it can be a bit underwhelming. I usually have it set to around 25 and my Xbox One passes through the HDMI port, that part works well, but when it comes to audio that doesn't have explosions, it didn't sound as great. I stil, was never able to clearly figure out how to use Alexa. I wish they allowed you to use a mic in the remote and a button on it to activate Alexa, but the remote doesn't contain that. If you're looking for something that packs a punch for explosions and action packed movies or that can be used to blast Christmas music at a party while you dance your bottom off, this may be the sound bar for you. I just wish the interface with Alexa was a little more user friendly and the sound was a little better on non-action packed things... But overall, if you want a good sound bar and can afford this baby, I say go for it!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Impressive (so far)

holmesthumper 12/14/2020

I received and set up the Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar, and I must say I am impressed (so far). I haven't put it through all the paces yet, but am working on it. I like the sound produced and it paired with my DirecTV remote easily.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Sleek and Discreet

Chris2880 12/14/2020

Samsung HW-Q800T 3.1.2ch Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos / DTS:X & Alexa Built-in (2020) has fantastic support for audio content over its HDMI ARC port. With the HDMI ports, you can use the bar as a hub between different devices, such as your Blu-ray player or game console. This soundbar has a simple interface. Behind the metal grille, there's a small screen that indicates the volume level and the input you're currently using. We like the red dot feature that indicates the system is muted. Our kids sometimes mute my favorite shows. On top of the soundbar, there are touch-sensitive buttons. You can turn the bar on/off, adjust the volume, turn the mic on/off, and use the multifunction button to change inputs and enable Alexa voice assistant. The Alexa voice assistant wasn't simple to configure at first, but we contacted Samsung support and it was a user issue on our end. We also received tips from support to use our Samsung HW-Q800T 3.1.2ch Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos / DTS:X & Alexa Built-in to the fullest potential. The Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar has a great build quality. You won't be disappointed.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great product

laura2565 12/14/2020

I bought it as a gift for my kids. They plugged it in and used it immediately couldn't wait. They love it so much they became Insiders. Product is highly recommended
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

The great and the not so great...

NintendoWiiBoy 12/14/2020

This is my first time posting a review on a sound bar and it's one of the first I've had. It's a really good sound bar but a bit expensive. I do enjoy having the loud surround sound for action packed movies and music, but for an average show, it can be a bit underwhelming. I usually have it set to around 25 and my Xbox One passes through the HDMI port, that part works well, but when it comes to audio that doesn't have explosions, it didn't sound as great. I stil, was never able to clearly figure out how to use Alexa. I wish they allowed you to use a mic in the remote and a button on it to activate Alexa, but the remote doesn't contain that. If you're looking for something that packs a punch for explosions and action packed movies or that can be used to blast Christmas music at a party while you dance your bottom off, this may be the sound bar for you. I just wish the interface with Alexa was a little more user friendly and the sound was a little better on non-action packed things... But overall, if you want a good sound bar and can afford this baby, I say go for it!
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5 Stars

Sleek and Discreet

Chris2880 12/14/2020

Samsung HW-Q800T 3.1.2ch Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos / DTS:X & Alexa Built-in (2020) has fantastic support for audio content over its HDMI ARC port. With the HDMI ports, you can use the bar as a hub between different devices, such as your Blu-ray player or game console. This soundbar has a simple interface. Behind the metal grille, there's a small screen that indicates the volume level and the input you're currently using. We like the red dot feature that indicates the system is muted. Our kids sometimes mute my favorite shows. On top of the soundbar, there are touch-sensitive buttons. You can turn the bar on/off, adjust the volume, turn the mic on/off, and use the multifunction button to change inputs and enable Alexa voice assistant. The Alexa voice assistant wasn't simple to configure at first, but we contacted Samsung support and it was a user issue on our end. We also received tips from support to use our Samsung HW-Q800T 3.1.2ch Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos / DTS:X & Alexa Built-in to the fullest potential. The Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar has a great build quality. You won't be disappointed.
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5 Stars

Sounds Fabulous!

nikibo81 12/11/2020

You can hear everything from this soundbar. EVerything is crystal clear, all of the bass, the insturments and toe voices are clear. I was hearing things in songs that i never knew was there. Watching TV and movies is fantastic. I really like that it works with Alexa too, i love Alexa.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Sounds Fabulous!

nikibo81 12/11/2020

You can hear everything from this soundbar. EVerything is crystal clear, all of the bass, the insturments and toe voices are clear. I was hearing things in songs that i never knew was there. Watching TV and movies is fantastic. I really like that it works with Alexa too, i love Alexa.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

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5 Stars

Great sound from a small package

PDXDawg 12/10/2020

the soundbar and subwoofer connected without an issue. sound one of the biggest issues i had with my old sound system was being able to hear dialogue on network tv shows. the great news is that q800t does a great job of providing clear dialogue. the surround features of the q800t are truly impressive. the acoustic beam truly provides an immersive listening experience. so far, i am totally pleased with the q800t. conclusion i am very satisfied with the samsung hw-q800t soundbar and would definitely recommend it to anyone in the market. #samsungsoundbarinsiders
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5 Stars

Crisp and clear sound with Q800T Soundbar

mondialiste 12/10/2020

samsung soundbar hw-q800t installation was simple. plug in the subwoofer. connect the soundbar to the tv's hdmi earc port using the supplied hdmi cable. plug to power. our samsung q80r tv 2020 model paired with soundbar instantly. disconnect soundbar from power. use the measuring guide to center-align to the wall. can be mounted 2 inches below the tv. we mounted it 4 inches below to be at ear level. soundbar is stylish and sleek paired with the tv mounted using wmn750 mini wall mount. it is amazing how much fuller everything sounds. full disclosure. we got a discount for giving our honest opinion. #samsungsoundbarinsiders
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4 Stars

Good quality sound. needs the bugs fixed

Jordan 12/5/2020

on day 1 when i 1st bought and used the soundbar, it worked great! i was able to use spotify then for some reason the next day, alexa stopped responding altogether. i spent hours on the phone with amazon/samsung support, but got nowhere. now it only plays music on amazon prime music and is saying 'spotify is not compatible with this device'. i have had to restart my soundbar several times because alexa stops responding or no music gets played on request. when the soundbar is working properly, it is amazing and one of my favorite purchases i've made in a while, but the bugs really need to be fixed with the voice assistant, because it is driving me nuts. if it is not fixed soon, i think i will take it back and get a sonos.
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5 Stars

Great product

rayakiperman 12/2/2020

It was a pleasure to see how compact and nearly discreet the soundbar is when compared when placed under the TV. I was hesitant at first as I have an open area design in the living room and high ceilings. Setting up was extremely simple as I use ARC for audio out of the TV and all it needed was to connect power and the HDMI. It recognized the output via ARC and good to go! The wireless subwoofer was already linked so it simply needed to be plugged in and it connected immediately.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

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5 Stars

Crisp sound

Nader1101 12/1/2020

This Samsung sound bar really enhanced our movie watching. Although it is not a true Dolby atmos it really sounds great. The bass is strong and the sound is crisp and makes watching movies a lot more enjoyable.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Crisp sound

Nader1101 12/1/2020

This Samsung sound bar really enhanced our movie watching. Although it is not a true Dolby atmos it really sounds great. The bass is strong and the sound is crisp and makes watching movies a lot more enjoyable.
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4 Stars

Atmos Sound, A worth while investment

BigBenn251 11/30/2020

This soundbar was definitely worth upgrading to. The setup was seamless and the controls are very straight forward. It provides for a theater like sound experience in the comfort of your own home. The adaptive sound feature pairs nicely with a QLED tv. The wifi connection helps for those setups where you prefer less cabling to be used. I will say that the surround sound experience was a little lacking for me so I purchased the Samsung SWA-8500S 2.0 Speaker System. This rear speaker kit helped completely immerse the room and provided a richer sound. This was especially displayed when watching sports or movies with a lot of action sequences in them. Overall if you're looking to improve your sound experience this soundbar is a great value at a reasonable cost.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

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5 Stars

Music to my ears

Leticiabyrne 11/30/2020

The Samsung Soundbar Q800T is amazing! The sound quality is fantastic...I can't emphasize that enough. If you register the Soundbar on the Smart things app, which you should do for all your Samsung products, you can control you audio in depth from you phone or device you have the app download on. You also could set up Alexa in the app too. Setting up of the Soundbar was super easy only two pieces and 3 cords. As soon as the power cord was plugged in and the Soundbar was powered on the the surround sound began it was great. You can change the difference sound types there is standard, game, surround and adaptive. The Soundbar is small in size the subwoofer is a bit bigger but again fantastic sound. Time to put some music on and have a scary movie marathon. I highly recommend this Samsung Soundbar!
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great Sound and Easy Setup

Sbrankin 11/30/2020

We have been looking for a soundbar to use with our television on our back patio for a while now. Sometimes it is noisy back there and the TV speakers are not enough. We decided to give this Samsung HW-Q800T Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos & Alexa Built-in a try. Samsung is a brand we use a lot and we also have several Alexa devices set up throughout our house so it seemed like the logical choice. We have been having it for about a month now and so far, we are very happy with our decision. It came packaged very well. Setup was easy right out the box. Once the soundbar and sub were both powered up (make sure to power on the soundbar first as it is the main source), they automatically paired. Getting Alexa to work with our other devices was a little bit of a challenge. We did not update the firmware before trying to set it up. That is a necessary step for compatibility. Having built-in Alexa is probably one of my favorite features. I love being able to ask Alexa to play music and have such amazing sound quality with deep lows so easily! The Q800T also has Bluetooth built-in. This makes it easy to listen to music from my phone. We also like using the ARC input on the soundbar which allows us to use almost any other remote we have to adjust the volume. Once all hooked up we were ready to put the soundbar to a challenge. First things first, download the Samsung SmartThings app. It makes it easier to adjust the sound settings. There are four different surroundsound presets built in (Surround Sound Expansion, Game Pro, Standard, and Adaptive). Each one offering a different sound for room environments. This comes in handy to quickly boost the dialogue of a movie or just simply listen to music. You can switch sound mode with the push of one button instead of having to go in manually to make those adjustments. This Samsung sound bar comes with a front display that easily displays the source input and also helps with seeing different sound modes. It comes with rubber feet on the bottom to remove vibration when just sitting on a flat surface. If you choose to wall mount this sound bar, Samsung has included wall brackets and a template to ease this process. It included a quick start guide that makes the installation simple and straight forward. The subwoofer enclosure has a side-loaded subwoofer with a rear facing port. This makes it perfect to load in the corner of any room. This Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar is easy to set up and delivers great sound!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Atmos Sound, A worth while investment

BigBenn251 11/30/2020

This soundbar was definitely worth upgrading to. The setup was seamless and the controls are very straight forward. It provides for a theater like sound experience in the comfort of your own home. The adaptive sound feature pairs nicely with a QLED tv. The wifi connection helps for those setups where you prefer less cabling to be used. I will say that the surround sound experience was a little lacking for me so I purchased the Samsung SWA-8500S 2.0 Speaker System. This rear speaker kit helped completely immerse the room and provided a richer sound. This was especially displayed when watching sports or movies with a lot of action sequences in them. Overall if you're looking to improve your sound experience this soundbar is a great value at a reasonable cost.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Music to my ears

Leticiabyrne 11/30/2020

The Samsung Soundbar Q800T is amazing! The sound quality is fantastic...I can't emphasize that enough. If you register the Soundbar on the Smart things app, which you should do for all your Samsung products, you can control you audio in depth from you phone or device you have the app download on. You also could set up Alexa in the app too. Setting up of the Soundbar was super easy only two pieces and 3 cords. As soon as the power cord was plugged in and the Soundbar was powered on the the surround sound began it was great. You can change the difference sound types there is standard, game, surround and adaptive. The Soundbar is small in size the subwoofer is a bit bigger but again fantastic sound. Time to put some music on and have a scary movie marathon. I highly recommend this Samsung Soundbar!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great Sound and Easy Setup

Sbrankin 11/30/2020

We have been looking for a soundbar to use with our television on our back patio for a while now. Sometimes it is noisy back there and the TV speakers are not enough. We decided to give this Samsung HW-Q800T Soundbar w/ Dolby Atmos & Alexa Built-in a try. Samsung is a brand we use a lot and we also have several Alexa devices set up throughout our house so it seemed like the logical choice. We have been having it for about a month now and so far, we are very happy with our decision. It came packaged very well. Setup was easy right out the box. Once the soundbar and sub were both powered up (make sure to power on the soundbar first as it is the main source), they automatically paired. Getting Alexa to work with our other devices was a little bit of a challenge. We did not update the firmware before trying to set it up. That is a necessary step for compatibility. Having built-in Alexa is probably one of my favorite features. I love being able to ask Alexa to play music and have such amazing sound quality with deep lows so easily! The Q800T also has Bluetooth built-in. This makes it easy to listen to music from my phone. We also like using the ARC input on the soundbar which allows us to use almost any other remote we have to adjust the volume. Once all hooked up we were ready to put the soundbar to a challenge. First things first, download the Samsung SmartThings app. It makes it easier to adjust the sound settings. There are four different surroundsound presets built in (Surround Sound Expansion, Game Pro, Standard, and Adaptive). Each one offering a different sound for room environments. This comes in handy to quickly boost the dialogue of a movie or just simply listen to music. You can switch sound mode with the push of one button instead of having to go in manually to make those adjustments. This Samsung sound bar comes with a front display that easily displays the source input and also helps with seeing different sound modes. It comes with rubber feet on the bottom to remove vibration when just sitting on a flat surface. If you choose to wall mount this sound bar, Samsung has included wall brackets and a template to ease this process. It included a quick start guide that makes the installation simple and straight forward. The subwoofer enclosure has a side-loaded subwoofer with a rear facing port. This makes it perfect to load in the corner of any room. This Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar is easy to set up and delivers great sound!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Sounds of Happiness

Airtime226 11/28/2020

samsung never does anything halfway. if you're familiar with their products, you know they pretty much throw everything but the kitchen sink in their products and this soundbar is no different. this model uses a 3.1.2 speaker setup and flexes its muscle by producing dolby atmos sound with dts-x decoding. for those that aren't up on your sound jargon, that's simply break down to it is really, really good.
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5 Stars

Great Sound

Frankomelu 11/25/2020

The Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar is a quality product that I recommend to every person that wants to get great audio from their television set. The Samsung HW-Q800T is a 3.1.2-channel powered sound bar with wireless subwoofer, DTS:X, and Dolby Atmos. The amplification of this soundbar is totaled at 330 Watts. The Samsung HW-Q800T comes with built-in voice control with Amazon Alexa. This soundbar packs a punch and is a major step forward when it comes acoustics. The Samsung soundbar HW-Q800T analyzes your content to automatically deliver optimized sound based on each scene, letting you hear speech clearly even at the lowest volumes. The Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar is great for just listening to music or watching movies. Its sound reproduction well-balanced that it fills the room and possesses a good bass performance that conveys realistic beats and roars of movie scenes and scores. An expanse of connectivity through HDMI, HDMI eARC, Optical Inputs, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth allows one to connect seamlessly with various devices. I like this soundbar.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Perfect Sound Quality from Compact Design

phy6nando 11/25/2020

It was a pleasure to see how compact and nearly discreet the soundbar is when compared when placed under the TV. I was hesitant at first as I have an open area design in the living room and high ceilings. Setting up was extremely simple as I use ARC for audio out of the TV and all it needed was to connect power and the HDMI. It recognized the output via ARC and good to go! The wireless subwoofer was already linked so it simply needed to be plugged in and it connected immediately. I have gone through shows in various audio formats and it is perfect in most areas. The only odd output that has been experienced is a YouTube video that seems to be stereo but for some reason encoded surround causes a slight distortion from the delay in audio. Setting the delay to 0 mostly fixes the issue. Movies and shows have crisp, room filling sound even from a distance now that the Christmas tree is up! =P All in all, a great little package and perfect sound coming from it. Looking forward to doing more and sharing the experience! I will add photos down the road as we come up for air!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Amazing Sound

ErinSears79 11/25/2020

This soundbar and subwoofer combination has really upgraded my TV viewing experience. I love how easy it was to set up and how it Bluetooths right to my TV so I don't need to run any messy cords to my TV. I can also play music and videos from my phone and tablet using Bluetooth through the soundbar. The subwoofer has deep bass without drowning out the voices and other sounds on my TV. The sound coming out of the soundbar is crisp and clear and makes you feel like you're right in the room with the characters in the movie. I love the audio controls that are mounted on the soundbar itself that is a really handy function when the remote gets lost int he couch. This soundbar is so user friendly and easy to navigate and use. It also syncs up with my Samsung Smart Things app on my phone so I can also control it with my phone.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Perfect Sound Quality from Compact Design

phy6nando 11/25/2020

It was a pleasure to see how compact and nearly discreet the soundbar is when compared when placed under the TV. I was hesitant at first as I have an open area design in the living room and high ceilings. Setting up was extremely simple as I use ARC for audio out of the TV and all it needed was to connect power and the HDMI. It recognized the output via ARC and good to go! The wireless subwoofer was already linked so it simply needed to be plugged in and it connected immediately. I have gone through shows in various audio formats and it is perfect in most areas. The only odd output that has been experienced is a YouTube video that seems to be stereo but for some reason encoded surround causes a slight distortion from the delay in audio. Setting the delay to 0 mostly fixes the issue. Movies and shows have crisp, room filling sound even from a distance now that the Christmas tree is up! =P All in all, a great little package and perfect sound coming from it. Looking forward to doing more and sharing the experience! I will add photos down the road as we come up for air!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Perfect Sound Quality from Compact Design

phy6nando2 11/25/2020

It was a pleasure to see how compact and nearly discreet the soundbar is when compared when placed under the TV. I was hesitant at first as I have an open area design in the living room and high ceilings. Setting up was extremely simple as I use ARC for audio out of the TV and all it needed was to connect power and the HDMI. It recognized the output via ARC and good to go! The wireless subwoofer was already linked so it simply needed to be plugged in and it connected immediately. I have gone through shows in various audio formats and it is perfect in most areas. The only odd output that has been experienced is a YouTube video that seems to be stereo but for some reason encoded surround causes a slight distortion from the delay in audio. Setting the delay to 0 mostly fixes the issue. Movies and shows have crisp, room filling sound even from a distance now that the Christmas tree is up! =P All in all, a great little package and perfect sound coming from it. Looking forward to doing more and sharing the experience! I will add photos down the road as we come up for air!
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great Sound

Frankomelu 11/25/2020

The Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar is a quality product that I recommend to every person that wants to get great audio from their television set. The Samsung HW-Q800T is a 3.1.2-channel powered sound bar with wireless subwoofer, DTS:X, and Dolby Atmos. The amplification of this soundbar is totaled at 330 Watts. The Samsung HW-Q800T comes with built-in voice control with Amazon Alexa. This soundbar packs a punch and is a major step forward when it comes acoustics. The Samsung soundbar HW-Q800T analyzes your content to automatically deliver optimized sound based on each scene, letting you hear speech clearly even at the lowest volumes. The Samsung HW-Q800T soundbar is great for just listening to music or watching movies. Its sound reproduction well-balanced that it fills the room and possesses a good bass performance that conveys realistic beats and roars of movie scenes and scores. An expanse of connectivity through HDMI, HDMI eARC, Optical Inputs, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth allows one to connect seamlessly with various devices. I like this soundbar.
Originally posted on Samsung.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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