If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Samsung HW-S40T vs LG S95QR comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-S40T was rated 5, while the LG S95QR has a rating 8.8.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-S40T has 2.0 and S95QR has 9.1.5. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 versus 520 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Samsung HW-S40T. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-S40T for audio features and specs, but the LG S95QR received 9 out of 10.
The S95QR can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the S95QR. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-S40T versus 2/1 HDMIs in the LG S95QR. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the S95QR. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-S40T at 6 out of 10, while the S95QR was rated 9/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the S95QR. The S95QR can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-S40T was rated 5/10, while the S95QR received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.