Samsung HW-Q800T vs LG S65Q review

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Samsung HW-Q800T vs LG S65Q comparison chart

Samsung HW-Q800T vs LG S65Q review

Samsung HW-Q800T
vs
LG S65Q

In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-Q800T vs LG S65Q comparison. The Samsung HW-Q800T was rated 8.2, while the LG S65Q has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone for the HW-Q800T and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the S65Q.

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 S65Q has 3.1. Soundbars have the same power - 330 (overall) W. 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 S65Q. As in the HW-Q800T, so in the S65Q 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 S65Q was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q800T provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q800T equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q800T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q800T. The HW-Q800T can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q800T was rated 10/10, while the S65Q received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q800T over LG S65Q

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q800T
LG S65Q

Model

HW-Q800T
S65Q

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

1048
0

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, source, demo, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)
330 (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)

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

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual X

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.4 x 4.5
100x6.3x10.4/39.4x2.5x4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.9
2.9/6.4

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Samsung HW-Q800T
LG S65Q
Samsung HW-Q800T
LG S65Q

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 5
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q800T
  • 5LG S65Q