The Samsung HW-K850 vs LG LASC58R comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-K850 was rated 6, while the LG LASC58R has a rating 6.2. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-K850 and power, volume down, volume up, function for the LASC58R.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-K850 has 3.1.2 and LASC58R has 4.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 350 (overall) versus 420 (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 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-K850 for audio features and specs, but the LG LASC58R received 7 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HW-K850 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-K850. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-K850 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the LG LASC58R. As in the HW-K850, so in the LASC58R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-K850 at 7 out of 10, while the LASC58R was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the LASC58R provides a device control application. The LG LASC58R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-K850. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-K850 was rated 4/10, while the LASC58R received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.