LG SN10YG vs Samsung HW-Q950T review

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LG SN10YG vs Samsung HW-Q950T review

LG SN10YG
vs
Samsung HW-Q950T

LG SN10YG vs Samsung HW-Q950T comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SN10YG has a total rating of 7.2 out of 10 versus 8.4 for HW-Q950T. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone and multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG SN10YG has 5.1.2 versus 9.1.4 for the Samsung HW-Q950T. The output power is different and equal to 570 (overall) W for the SN10YG versus 546 (overall) W for the HW-Q950T. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The LG SN10YG got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q950T 9 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the HW-Q950T.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SN10YG received a rating of 9/10 versus 8/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-Q950T.

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 LG SN10YG got a rating of 10, and Samsung HW-Q950T 9 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q950T over LG SN10YG

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

LG SN10YG
Samsung HW-Q950T

Model

SN10YG
HW-Q950T

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

7
28

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone
multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.2
9.1.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

570 (overall)
546 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

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

2/1
2/1

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

Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TruHD
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

142.2 x 5 x 12.7/56.8 x 2.5 x 5.8
122 x 5 x 12.7/48 x 2.7 x 5.4

Weight, kg/pounds

6.8/15.9
6.8/15.7

Other

Release year

2020
2020
LG SN10YG
Samsung HW-Q950T
LG SN10YG
Samsung HW-Q950T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.2
  • 8.4
  • 7.2LG SN10YG
  • 8.4Samsung HW-Q950T