Samsung HW-N950 vs LG SN4Y review

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Samsung HW-N950 vs LG SN4Y comparison chart

Samsung HW-N950 vs LG SN4Y review

Samsung HW-N950
vs
LG SN4Y

In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-N950 vs LG SN4Y comparison. The Samsung HW-N950 was rated 8.6, while the LG SN4Y has a rating 5.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, volume down, volume up for the HW-N950 and power, volume down, volume up, function for the SN4Y.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-N950 has 7.1.4 and SN4Y has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 512 (overall) versus 400 (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 9 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-N950 for audio features and specs, but the LG SN4Y received 6 out of 10. The HW-N950 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-N950. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 2/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-N950 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the LG SN4Y. As in the HW-N950, so in the SN4Y there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-N950 equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-N950 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-N950. The HW-N950 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-N950 was rated 7/10, while the SN4Y received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-N950 over LG SN4Y

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-N950
LG SN4Y

Model

HW-N950
SN4Y

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

106
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, volume down, volume up
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.4
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

512 (overall)
400 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
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)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

2/0
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 Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

122.4 x 8.1 x 13.4/48.2 x 3.2 x 5.3
89 x 5 x 7.6/35.1 x 2.3 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

8.8/19.4
2.2/5.2

Other

Release year

2018
2020
Samsung HW-N950
LG SN4Y
Samsung HW-N950
LG SN4Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 5.4
  • 8.6Samsung HW-N950
  • 5.4LG SN4Y