LG GX vs LG SN6Y review

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LG GX vs LG SN6Y comparison chart

LG GX vs LG SN6Y review

LG GX
vs
LG SN6Y

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so LG GX vs LG SN6Y comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, GX has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 versus 6.2 for SN6Y. The set of control buttons for competitors is the same and is: power, volume down, volume up, function.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.1. The output power is identical and equal to 420 (overall) W. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. 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, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SN6Y. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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 LG SN6Y 5 out of 10.

Advantages LG GX over LG SN6Y

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages LG SN6Y over LG GX

  • Microphone
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Common

Product

LG GX
LG SN6Y

Model

GX
SN6Y

Brand

LG
LG

Reviews

3
87

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
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (overall)
420 (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

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
DTS Digital Surround

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
104 x 5 x 7.6/41.7 x 2.2 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9
3.1/7.6

Other

Release year

2020
2020
LG GX
LG SN6Y
LG GX
LG SN6Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6.5
  • 6.2
  • 6.5LG GX
  • 6.2LG SN6Y