LG LASC58R vs Sony HT-CT800 review

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LG LASC58R vs Sony HT-CT800 review

LG LASC58R
vs
Sony HT-CT800

In this article, we will talk about LG LASC58R vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The LG LASC58R was rated 6.2, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 6.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, function for the LASC58R and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that LASC58R has 4.1 and HT-CT800 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 420 (overall) versus 350 (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. Rate 7 out of 10 received the LG LASC58R for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-CT800 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HT-CT800 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HT-CT800. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG LASC58R versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. As in the LASC58R, so in the HT-CT800 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. The manufacturer of the LASC58R provides a device control application. The LG LASC58R equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-CT800 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the LASC58R or HT-CT800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 6/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages LG LASC58R over Sony HT-CT800

  • App control
  • Microphone

Advantages Sony HT-CT800 over LG LASC58R

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

LG LASC58R
Sony HT-CT800

Model

LASC58R
HT-CT800

Brand

LG
Sony

Reviews

72
323

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, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

4.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (overall)
350 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
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, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
3/0

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
1/0

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, Dolby TrueHD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X
DTS-HD

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

93.9 x 5 x 7.6/37.7 x 2.1 x 3.3
103 x 5.2 x 12.6/40.5 x 2.1 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

2.2/5.2
2.8/6.1

Other

Release year

2019
2017
LG LASC58R
Sony HT-CT800
LG LASC58R
Sony HT-CT800

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.2
  • 6.4
  • 6.2LG LASC58R
  • 6.4Sony HT-CT800