Denon HEOS BAR vs LG SN11RG review

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Denon HEOS BAR vs LG SN11RG comparison chart

Denon HEOS BAR vs LG SN11RG review

Denon HEOS BAR
vs
LG SN11RG

Denon HEOS BAR vs LG SN11RG comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HEOS BAR has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 7.5 for SN11RG. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, sound off and power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Denon HEOS BAR has 3.0 versus 7.1.4 for the LG SN11RG. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Denon HEOS BAR got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SN11RG 9 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the HEOS BAR.

Connectivity

Only the LG SN11RG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Denon HEOS BAR has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 2/1 of the LG SN11RG. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HEOS BAR received a rating of 7/10 versus 9/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Denon HEOS BAR.

Multichannel surround

Only the SN11RG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SN11RG. For multichannel surround Denon HEOS BAR got a rating of 5, and LG SN11RG 10 out of 10.

Advantages Denon HEOS BAR over LG SN11RG

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Multi-room support

Advantages LG SN11RG over Denon HEOS BAR

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Denon HEOS BAR
LG SN11RG

Model

HEOS BAR
SN11RG

Brand

Denon
LG

Reviews

20
19

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, sound off
power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
7.1.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

770 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

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

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, iHeart
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
2/1

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)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TruHD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD
DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

109.8 x 7.1 x 14.7/43.3 x 2.8 x 5.8
142.2 x 5 x 12.7/56.8 x 2.5 x 5.8

Weight, kg/pounds

4.8/10.5
6.8/15.9

Other

Release year

2017
2020
Denon HEOS BAR
LG SN11RG
Denon HEOS BAR
LG SN11RG

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.5
  • 7Denon HEOS BAR
  • 7.5LG SN11RG