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Denon Home 550 - Recommended and relevant!

According to the meta ranking published on 2 December 2022, Denon Home 550 is currently recommended as a high-quality Sound Bar. Out of 10 expert opinions queried, Denon Home 550 received 2 endorsements, from TechRadar (1 Dec 2022) and World Wide Stereo (30 Nov 2022). .

No experts ranked Denon Home 550 as 'the best Sound Bar of December'.

Compared to other most critically acclaimed Sound Bars, Denon Home 550 ranks #23 out of 28 in December 2022, - as can be seen from the table below.

Consumer Score
In comparison:
Denon Home 550 ranks #114 out of 206. It is in the top 20%.
Go to rankings
7.7
Good
From Seller:
  • POWERFUL AUDIO FROM A COMPACT SOUND BAR - Upgrade your movie & music experience with the 4.0 driver configuration in its slim 26" design that saves space and delivers balanced sound everywhere
  • IMPACTFUL 3D SURROUND SOUND - With the combined effect of premium .75" soft dome tweeters, 2.15" full-range drivers, and 2.15" x 3.5" passive radiators, the sound bar delivers immersive 3D surround sound in hi-res audio formats like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
  • EXTRAORDINARY VISUALS - Enjoy an extraordinary cinematic experience on your 4K HD TV with HRD10 and Dolby Vision support for stunning, nuanced contrast and detailed imaging with brilliant colors and depth that bring your songs and movies to life
  • WIRELESS WHOLE HOME AUDIO - With HEOS built-in, access millions of hi-res audio tracks from popular streaming services like Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, TIDAL, and and play them on all your Denon connected devices
  • EFFORTLESS VOICE CONTROL - Using voice commands, change tracks, adjust volume, switch inputs, audio levels and modes with Alexa built-in and enjoy seamless control over Smart Home Automation Systems like Control4, Crestron and other major service. *This feature will be added with a software update in Spring 2021.
  • VERSATILE CONNECTION OPTIONS - Features (1) 4K HDMI Input, (1) HDMI eARC Output, (1) Optical Input, (1) AUX Input and (1) USB to play music from various sources. HDMI and optical cables are included for quick, hassle-free setup
  • BUILD A WIRELESS HOME THEATER SETUP - Pair optional Denon Home 150, 250, or 350 speakers to create a seamless Denon Home ecosystem or connect any HEOS speaker for a multi-room HEOS synchronized audio system. For additional bass, add the Denon DS-W1 Sub. *This feature will be added with a software update in Spring 2021.
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen from the ranking below, Denon Home 550 is endorsed by the critics this months, and ranks #23.
Rank Change Price Sound Bar
SoundGuys
TechHive
WIRED
Digital Trends
Tom's Guide
TechRadar
Rtings.com
What Hi-Fi
PCMag
World Wide Stereo
1
- $443
Sonos Beam Gen 2
2
4
4
-
10
8
6
2
7
5
2
- $885
Sonos Arc
-
-
-
1
3
3
-
3
3
3
3
+4 $1398
Samsung HW-Q990B
-
7
3
7
-
6
1
-
-
6
4
-1 $300
Vizio M-Series 5.1
-
3
2
8
-
-
4
-
4
-
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December 2022 Awards and Mentions Every month we consolidate opinions of key experts for every product category
Nice! Denon Home 550 ranks #23 out of 28 in this month's ranking:
The best smaller soundbar for bigger, bolder sound
1 Dec 2022 (yesterday)
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The Best Wireless Soundbar
30 Nov 2022 (2 days ago)
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [16]

85
Total expert reviews: 16
  • with a score: 12
  • without a score: 4
Highest score by Sound and Vision
100
Average score based on 16 reviews
85
Lowest score by Rtings.com
70

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0883795005470
UPC Numbers: 883795005470
Model Numbers: DENONHOMESB550
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Denon Home 550 is a popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling sound bars and has many popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Klipsch Bar 48 or Zvox SB700 .

Denon Home 550 is $420 more expensive than an average sound bar ($229).

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