55Chevy, thank you for further inquiring about the brand new 2021 HW-Q850A Soundbar System.
The 2021 HW-Q850A provides you with an immersive home cinema setup with captivating sound from 5 channels, 1 subwoofer, and 2 up-firing channels that project audio overhead. The Q850A includes Q-Symphony, SpaceFit Sound, AirPlay 2 support, Game Pro Mode, Built-in Voice Assistants, Tap Sound, Active Voice Amplifier, Acoustic Beam Technology, and HDMI eARC support.
The 2020 HW-Q950T provides you with 9 channels, 1 subwoofer channel and 4 up-firing channels for enveloping sound. The wide speakers are placed at each corner of the soundbar to produce a wider range of sound, delivering an immersive surround sound experience. The Q950T includes Q-Symphony, Built-in Voice Assistants, Tap Sound, Adaptive Sound, HDMI eARC support, and a premium Kvadrat fabric design. For further comparisons of the HW-Q950T and HW-Q850A Soundbars, please go to https://www.bestbuy.com/site/compare?skus=6454215,6420988.
Please know that the HW-Q950A, our top-of-the-line 2021 Q-Series Soundbar, will be released later this year. Should you have any further questions, please contact Samsung Customer Support at 1-800-SAMSUNG, available 8AM -12AM EST, 7 days a week. ^Gina