The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Sony HT-S350 vs LG SN8YG that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HT-S350 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SN8YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV and power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-S350 has 2.1 versus 3.1.2 for the LG SN8YG. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the HT-S350 versus 440 (overall) W for the SN8YG. 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.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Only the LG SN8YG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-S350 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG SN8YG. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the HT-S350 received a rating of 6/10 versus 8/10, respectively. App control is available for the SN8YG. A built-in microphone is present only on the SN8YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the SN8YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SN8YG. For multichannel surround Sony HT-S350 got a rating of 4, and LG SN8YG 10 out of 10.