Samsung HW-LST70T vs JBL BAR 1000 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-LST70T vs JBL BAR 1000 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-LST70T
6.4
JBL BAR 1000
9
10
9

Samsung HW-LST70T vs JBL BAR 1000 review

Samsung HW-LST70T
vs
JBL BAR 1000

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung HW-LST70T vs JBL BAR 1000 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Samsung HW-LST70T was rated 6.4, while the JBL BAR 1000 has a rating 9. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-LST70T and power, volume down, volume up for the BAR 1000.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-LST70T has 3.0 and BAR 1000 has 7.1.4. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 210 (overall) versus 880 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Samsung HW-LST70T. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-LST70T for audio features and specs, but the JBL BAR 1000 received 9 out of 10.

Streaming services

Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-LST70T versus 3/1 HDMIs in the JBL BAR 1000. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the BAR 1000. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-LST70T at 6 out of 10, while the BAR 1000 was rated 10/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-LST70T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the BAR 1000. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-LST70T was rated 5/10, while the BAR 1000 received a mark of 7/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-LST70T over JBL BAR 1000

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Multi-room support

Advantages JBL BAR 1000 over Samsung HW-LST70T

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-LST70T
JBL BAR 1000

Model

HW-LST70T
BAR 1000

Brand

Samsung
JBL

Reviews

3
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
power, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
7.1.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

210 (overall)
880 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

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, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
3/1

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

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

122 x 12.7 x 5/48 x 5.5 x 2.1
88.4x5.6x12.5/34.8x2.2x4.9

Weight, kg/pounds

6.3/14.8
3.7/8.2

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Samsung HW-LST70T
JBL BAR 1000
Samsung HW-LST70T
JBL BAR 1000

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.4
  • 9
  • 6.4Samsung HW-LST70T
  • 9JBL BAR 1000