Latest Samsung speaker news

Samsung soundbars and speakers get Deezer lossless audio streaming
Samsung soundbars and speakers get Deezer lossless audio streaming By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced that it several of its wireless speakers and soundbars are now compatible with Deezer's High Fidelity Lossless Audio streaming service.Those with a Deezer HiFi account can listen to over 36 million tracks at 16-Bit/44.1kHz and many... Read more

Samsung confirms its smart speaker, says Bixby will add Spotify support
Samsung confirms its smart speaker, says Bixby will add Spotify support By Elyse Betters

The smart speaker space is about to get a lot more crowded.A couple years after Amazon launched the Amazon Echo, and a year after Google launched the Google Home, and months after Apple announced the HomePod, Samsung has announced it is developing a smart... Read more

Don't expect that Samsung Bixby smart speaker anytime soon
Don't expect that Samsung Bixby smart speaker anytime soon By Elyse Betters

We've heard before that Samsung is working on a Bixby-powered smart speaker, but for the first time in a while, more details are surfacing.According to The Wall Street Journal, Samsung's smart speaker has a project codename: Vega. But it seems like there... Read more

Samsung Bixby voice-controlled speaker incoming? Patents would suggest so
Samsung Bixby voice-controlled speaker incoming? Patents would suggest so By Max Langridge

Patently Mobile has obtained a granted design patent for an "audio device" made by Samsung. However, since it's only a design patent, it doesn't give away any details as to specs or features, but just shows us a design that Samsung has in mind. What is... Read more

Samsung acquires Harman for $8 billion
Samsung acquires Harman for $8 billion By Max Langridge

Samsung has confirmed it has bought Harman International Industries for $8 billion in cash, at a value of $112 per share. Samsung says it's bought Harman to give it a "significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market for connected technologies,... Read more

Samsung's 360-degree speakers look like they’re invading from Mars
Samsung's 360-degree speakers look like they’re invading from Mars By Rik Henderson

Like LG, Samsung is seemingly leaving no surprises for CES 2015 - at least, not when it comes to its audio products. It has pre-empted the show with an announcement of the various speakers it plans to have on its stand.The company has expanded its line-up... Read more

Samsung comes up with the ideal soundbar for a curved TV
Samsung comes up with the ideal soundbar for a curved TV By Rik Henderson

During the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin this week Samsung will publicly show its sound solution for those that plump for a curved TV. It's a soundbar and it's also curved.The Samsung Curved Soundbar (designated HW-H7500 and HW-H7501,... Read more

Samsung to show Sonos Play:1 rival Shape M5 wireless speaker at CES
Samsung to show Sonos Play:1 rival Shape M5 wireless speaker at CES By Rik Henderson

Samsung is to further set its sights on Sonos with a new addition to its Shape wireless audio multiroom system, which will be unveiled in the flesh on its stand at CES 2014 in Las Vegas next week.The Samsung Shape M5 is smaller than the previously announced... Read more

Samsung looks to take on Sonos with Shape M7 wireless speaker
Samsung looks to take on Sonos with Shape M7 wireless speaker By Jake Smith

Sonos has long ruled the wireless home speaker game, but Samsung is hoping it can change that. The South Korea-based company announced the Samsung Shape M7 wireless speaker system that wants to take over your house with a multi-speaker set-up. The M7... Read more

What is Samsung Music Hub and how does it compare to Spotify, Lastfm, iTunes and others?
What is Samsung Music Hub and how does it compare to Spotify, Lastfm, iTunes and others? By Stuart Miles

Samsung has launched a music streaming and locker service called Music Hub, and is hoping to take on many of today's biggest and most-popular music streaming services. But what is the new music service all about? How does it compare to the likes of Spotify,... Read more

Samsung Audio Dock brings valve amp sound to iOS and Galaxy S mobiles
Samsung Audio Dock brings valve amp sound to iOS and Galaxy S mobiles By Ben Crompton

Samsung has announced a new audio dock, which brings with it Samsung's hybrid vacuum tube amplifier tech, aiming to blend the efficiency of solid state digital amplifiers with the natural sound drawn from traditional vacuum tubes.Along with the valve-amp... Read more