Samsung HW-N650 vs LG SLM4R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-N650 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 5.2 for SLM4R. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, input, power and power, volume down, volume up, function, 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 for the LG SLM4R. The output power is different and equal to 360 (overall) W for the HW-N650 versus 420 (overall) W for the SLM4R. 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. Spotify support is available on the HW-N650.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the HW-N650 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-N650 received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-N650. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-N650.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-N650 got a rating of 6, and LG SLM4R 5 out of 10.