Samsung HW-Q900T vs LG S80QY review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-Q900T vs LG S80QY comparison chart

Samsung HW-Q900T vs LG S80QY review

Samsung HW-Q900T
vs
LG S80QY

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Samsung HW-Q900T vs LG S80QY that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HW-Q900T has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 versus 7.8 for S80QY.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-Q900T has 7.1.2 versus 3.1.3 for the LG S80QY. The output power is different and equal to 406 (overall) W for the HW-Q900T versus 350 (overall) W for the S80QY. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-Q900T got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the LG S80QY 7 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-Q900T has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG S80QY. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available for the HW-Q900T. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-Q900T. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-Q900T.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q900T got a rating of 9, and LG S80QY 10 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q900T over LG S80QY

  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
Add soundbar to comparison
We didn't find anything to show here

Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q900T
LG S80QY

Model

HW-Q900T
S80QY

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

volume down, volume up, power, source
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2
3.1.3

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

406 (overall)
350 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
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
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

2/1
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, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

123 x 7 x 13.8/48.4 x 2.7 x 5.1
110.7x55.1x25.6/43.6x21.7x10.1

Weight, kg/pounds

7.1/15.4
4.4/9.9

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Samsung HW-Q900T
LG S80QY
Samsung HW-Q900T
LG S80QY

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7.8
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q900T
  • 7.8LG S80QY