An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so LG SN6Y vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SN6Y has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 5 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG SN6Y has 3.1 versus 5.1 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. The output power is different and equal to 420 (overall) W for the SN6Y versus 360 (overall) W for the HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The LG SN6Y got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q60R 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SN6Y received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available for the SN6Y. A built-in microphone is present only on the SN6Y. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround LG SN6Y got a rating of 5, and Samsung HW-Q60R 6 out of 10.