Samsung HW-LST70T vs LG S65Q review

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Samsung HW-LST70T vs LG S65Q review

Samsung HW-LST70T
vs
LG S65Q

In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-LST70T vs LG S65Q comparison. The Samsung HW-LST70T was rated 6.4, while the LG S65Q has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-LST70T and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the S65Q.

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 S65Q has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 210 (overall) versus 330 (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 LG S65Q received 7 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HW-LST70T can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-LST70T. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-LST70T versus 1/1 HDMIs in the LG S65Q. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the S65Q. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-LST70T at 6 out of 10, while the S65Q was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the HW-LST70T provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-LST70T equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-LST70T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-LST70T or S65Q. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-LST70T was rated 5/10, while the S65Q received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-LST70T over LG S65Q

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages LG S65Q over Samsung HW-LST70T

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-LST70T
LG S65Q

Model

HW-LST70T
S65Q

Brand

Samsung
LG

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, source, demo, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

210 (overall)
330 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

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
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

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
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual X

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

122 x 12.7 x 5/48 x 5.5 x 2.1
100x6.3x10.4/39.4x2.5x4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

6.3/14.8
2.9/6.4

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Samsung HW-LST70T
LG S65Q
Samsung HW-LST70T
LG S65Q

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.4
  • 5
  • 6.4Samsung HW-LST70T
  • 5LG S65Q