Philips HTL1520B vs. Samsung HW-Q90R + 9

Philips HTL1520B

Philips HTL1520B

£99.00

Free delivery
Samsung HW-Q90R

Samsung HW-Q90R

£999.00

£1,199.00 Incl. delivery
Sonos Beam

Sonos Beam

4

£359.00

Free delivery
Bose Soundbar 700

Bose Soundbar 700

3.9

£639.00

£649.00 Incl. delivery
Sonos Arc

Sonos Arc

4.3

£789.00

£799.00 Incl. delivery
Samsung HW-Q70R

Samsung HW-Q70R

£599.00

£651.48 Incl. delivery
LG SN11RG

LG SN11RG

£1,299.00

Free delivery
Yamaha YAS-209

Yamaha YAS-209

£329.00

Free delivery
Samsung HW-K335

Samsung HW-K335

£119.00

Unknown delivery cost
Bose Soundbar 500

Bose Soundbar 500

£399.00

£423.00 Incl. delivery
Yamaha YSP-2700

Yamaha YSP-2700

3.3

£499.00

Free delivery
Subwoofer
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Dimensions sub (WxHxD)
Depth sub
403 mm
403 mm
285 mm
307 mm
Height sub
403 mm
403 mm
300 mm
297 mm
Width sub
205 mm
205 mm
155 mm
295 mm
Bass elements, size (sub)
8 inches
5.25 inches
5.5 inches
Capacity sub (RMS)
160 W
160 W
100 W
75 W
Type of enclosure (sub)
Bass reflex (Ported)
Weight (subwoofer)
9.8 kg
9.8 kg
7.9 kg
2.8 kg
9.1 kg
Wireless
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Center speaker
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Capacity center (RMS)
Weight (center)
4.76 kg
Frequency range (max)
15000 Hz
17000 Hz
20000 Hz
20000 Hz
Frequency range (min)
50 Hz
34 Hz
50 Hz
24 Hz
35 Hz
20 Hz
24 Hz
Front speaker / speaker unit
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Dimensions front/speaker unit (WxHxD)
Depth front/speaker unit
136 mm
100 mm
115.7 mm
71 mm
101 mm
154 mm
Height front/speaker unit
83 mm
6.85 mm
87 mm
54 mm
44 mm
51 mm
Width front/speaker unit
1226 mm
651 mm
1141.7 mm
908 mm
800 mm
944 mm
Power per channel (RMS)
2 W
Weight (front / speaker unit)
8.8 kg
2.8 kg
6.25 kg
3.18 kg
4 kg
Surround speakers
Yes
No
No
No
No
Capacity surround (RMS)
Weight (surround)
2.1 kg
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth codec
aptX, SBC
Bluetooth profile
A2DP
A2DP
A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.0
5.0
4.2
2.1
2.1
Ethernet connection
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
3D support (3D-Ready)
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Radio receiver
No
No
No
No
Streaming standards
Spotify Connect
AirPlay, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Deezer, AirPlay 2, Amazon Music
AirPlay, Spotify Connect, Deezer, TuneIn, AirPlay 2, Amazon Music
AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Spotify Connect
Google Cast/Chromecast
Amazon Music
AirPlay, Spotify Connect, Deezer, TuneIn, AirPlay 2, Amazon Music
AirPlay, Miracast, Spotify Connect, MusicCast
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
0 pair
0 pair
0 pair
1 pair
Digital coaxial input (S/PDIF)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Front/side connections
USB
HDMI
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
HDCP-version
2.2
2.2
HDMI version
2.0
2.1
2.0
Number of HDMI inputs
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
3 ​
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Supported standards
eARC
eARC
eARC
eARC
Other connectors
Pre out (subwoofer)
Separate DVD / Blu-ray player
No
No
No
No
No
No
USB
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Audio format
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X
Dolby Digital 5.1
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X
Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD Master Audio, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X
Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 2.0
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital EX, DTS ES, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS 96/24, DTS 2.0, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS HD Master Audio
Supported audio files
MP3, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, AAC+, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, WAV (PCM), AIFF, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
Supported image files
JPEG/JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
JPEG/JPG
Supported video files
MPEG4
Available colours
Black
Black
Black, White
Black, White, Grey
Black, White
Black
Black, Silver
Black
Black
Black, White
Black, White, Silver, Grey
Built-in internet services
YouTube
Features
Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Speakers suitable for Dolby Atmos
Support for internet radio, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for multiroom
Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features
Designed for wall mounting, Supports NFC, Mobile app for controlling features, Speakers suitable for Dolby Atmos, Support for multiroom
Designed for wall mounting, Speakers suitable for Dolby Atmos
Simulated surround, Speakers suitable for Dolby Atmos
Simulated surround
Designed for wall mounting, Simulated surround
Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for multiroom
DLNA, Designed for wall mounting, Simulated surround, Supports NFC, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for multiroom
Type of voice assistant
Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa
Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa
Wireless rear speakers
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Wireless speakers included
Yes
No
No
No
Automatic calibration with measurement microphone
No
No
Yes
Yes
Number of speakers
2.1
7.1
5.1
7.0
5.0
3.1
7.1
2.1
2.1
5.0
7.1
Type of home cinema package
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Soundbar
Number of speaker drivers
17 ​
5 ​
7 ​
11 ​
1 ​
16 ​
Soundbase (suitable for TV placement)
No
No
No
No
No
No
Video formats supported
2160p (4K Ultra HD)
2160p (4K Ultra HD)
2160p (4K Ultra HD)
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p (Full HD), 1080i, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
Optical drive
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Playable discs (recordable media)
BD-R
Type of optical unit
Blu-ray player