Samsung HW-T450 vs LG SN4Y review

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Rating 3.8 3.8

Samsung HW-T450 vs LG SN4Y comparison chart

Samsung HW-T450 vs LG SN4Y review

Samsung HW-T450
vs
LG SN4Y

In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-T450 vs LG SN4Y comparison. The Samsung HW-T450 was rated 4.5, while the LG SN4Y has a rating 5.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-T450 and power, volume down, volume up, function for the SN4Y.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 200 (overall) versus 400 (overall) according to devices. 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 6 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the SN4Y. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-T450 at 5 out of 10, while the SN4Y was rated 7/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the SN4Y provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-T450 or SN4Y. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-T450 was rated 4/10, while the SN4Y received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG SN4Y over Samsung HW-T450

  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-T450
LG SN4Y

Model

HW-T450
SN4Y

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

2901
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
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200 (overall)
400 (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
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
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

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

83.8 x 5 x 5/33.9 x 2.1 x 2.9
89 x 5 x 7.6/35.1 x 2.3 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.3
2.2/5.2

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-T450
LG SN4Y
Samsung HW-T450
LG SN4Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 5.4
  • 4.5Samsung HW-T450
  • 5.4LG SN4Y