Samsung HW-Q800T vs LG GX review

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Samsung HW-Q800T vs LG GX comparison chart

Samsung HW-Q800T vs LG GX review

Samsung HW-Q800T
vs
LG GX

In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-Q800T vs LG GX comparison. The Samsung HW-Q800T was rated 8.2, while the LG GX has a rating 6.5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone for the HW-Q800T and power, volume down, volume up, function for the GX.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q800T has 3.1.2 and GX has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 330 (overall) versus 420 (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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HW-Q800T can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q800T. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-Q800T versus 1/1 HDMIs in the LG GX. As in the HW-Q800T, so in the GX there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q800T at 9 out of 10, while the GX was rated 8/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-Q800T equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q800T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The same score of 10/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q800T over LG GX

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q800T
LG GX

Model

HW-Q800T
GX

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

1048
3

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)
420 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

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 Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround
DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.4 x 4.5
142 x 12.7 x 2.5/56.9 x 5.9 x 1.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.9
4/9

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-Q800T
LG GX
Samsung HW-Q800T
LG GX

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 6.5
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q800T
  • 6.5LG GX