LG GX vs Samsung Q800B review

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LG GX vs Samsung Q800B comparison chart

LG GX vs Samsung Q800B review

LG GX
vs
Samsung Q800B

It makes sense comparing LG GX vs Samsung Q800B because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, GX has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 versus 9.2 for Q800B.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG GX has 3.1 versus 5.1.2 for the Samsung Q800B. The output power is different and equal to 420 (overall) W for the GX versus 360 (overall) W for the Q800B. 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 Samsung Q800B 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Spotify support is available on the Q800B.

Connectivity

Only the Samsung Q800B can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the GX received a rating of 8/10 versus 9/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the Q800B. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 10 points out of 10.

Advantages Samsung Q800B over LG GX

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

LG GX
Samsung Q800B

Model

GX
Q800B

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
5.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (overall)
360 (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
Pandora, SoundCloud

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
110.9x6x11.9/43.7x2.4x4.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9
5/11.2

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG GX
Samsung Q800B
LG GX
Samsung Q800B

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 9.2
  • 6.5LG GX
  • 9.2Samsung Q800B