LG GX vs Samsung S800B review

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LG GX vs Samsung S800B comparison chart

LG GX vs Samsung S800B review

LG GX
vs
Samsung S800B

In this article, we will talk about LG GX vs Samsung S800B comparison. The LG GX was rated 6.5, while the Samsung S800B has a rating 8.6.

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 S800B has 3.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 420 (overall) versus 330 (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

The S800B can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the S800B. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG GX versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Samsung S800B. As in the GX, so in the S800B there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the GX at 8 out of 10, while the S800B was rated 7/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung S800B 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 Samsung S800B over LG GX

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

Product

LG GX
Samsung S800B

Model

GX
S800B

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)
330 (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
0/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
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 Digital Plus, Dolby 5.0ch

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
DTS Virtual:X, DTS 5.1ch

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

142 x 12.7 x 2.5/56.9 x 5.9 x 1.3
116x3.8x3.9/45.7x1.5x1.6

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9
1.4/3.1

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG GX
Samsung S800B
LG GX
Samsung S800B

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 8.6
  • 6.5LG GX
  • 8.6Samsung S800B