An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so LG GX vs Sonos Beam comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, GX has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 versus 6 for Beam. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function and volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG GX has 3.1 versus 3.0 for the Sonos Beam. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The LG GX got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Sonos Beam 6 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Only the Sonos Beam can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG GX has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Sonos Beam. Only the GX supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the GX received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the Beam. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the GX has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the GX. For multichannel surround LG GX got a rating of 10, and Sonos Beam 4 out of 10.