LG GX vs Samsung Q700B review

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LG GX vs Samsung Q700B review

LG GX
vs
Samsung Q700B

I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG GX vs Samsung Q700B and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The LG GX was rated 6.5, while the Samsung Q700B has a rating 5.8.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that GX has 3.1 and Q700B has 3.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 420 (overall) versus 320 (overall) according to devices. 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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the GX, so in the Q700B there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the GX provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The same score of 10/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages LG GX over Samsung Q700B

  • App control
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Common

Product

LG GX
Samsung Q700B

Model

GX
Q700B

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

3
0

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, function
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (overall)
320 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Music

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
DTS-HD HRA, DTS-HD MA, DTS Express, DTS 5.1ch

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

142 x 12.7 x 2.5/56.9 x 5.9 x 1.3
111x6x11.9/43.7x2.4x4.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9
4.8/10.6

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG GX
Samsung Q700B
LG GX
Samsung Q700B

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 5.8
  • 6.5LG GX
  • 5.8Samsung Q700B