The Sonos Beam vs LG LASC58R comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sonos Beam was rated 6, while the LG LASC58R has a rating 6.2. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause for the Beam and power, volume down, volume up, function for the LASC58R.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Beam has 3.0 and LASC58R has 4.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Sonos Beam for audio features and specs, but the LG LASC58R received 7 out of 10. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Beam. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Sonos Beam versus 1/1 HDMIs in the LG LASC58R. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the LASC58R. We rated the connectivity of the Beam at 6 out of 10, while the LASC58R was rated 8/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Beam or LASC58R. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The Beam was rated 4/10, while the LASC58R received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.