LG SN6Y vs Samsung HW-R650 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SN6Y has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 5.2 for HW-R650. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function and volume down, volume up, power, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.1. The output power is different and equal to 420 (overall) W for the SN6Y versus 340 (overall) W for the HW-R650. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their 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 7/10, 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, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.