It makes sense comparing Samsung HW-N650 vs LG SL9YG because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HW-N650 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.4 for SL9YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, input, power and power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-N650 has 5.1 versus 4.1.2 for the LG SL9YG. The output power is different and equal to 360 (overall) W for the HW-N650 versus 500 (overall) W for the SL9YG. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-N650 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the LG SL9YG 8 for its audio features and specs. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the LG SL9YG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-N650 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG SL9YG. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 7/10. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-N650.
Only the SL9YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SL9YG. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-N650 got a rating of 2, and LG SL9YG 7 out of 10.
The LG SL9YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL9YG price