Samsung HW-T550 vs LG SN6Y review

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Samsung HW-T550 vs LG SN6Y comparison chart

Samsung HW-T550 vs LG SN6Y review

Samsung HW-T550
vs
LG SN6Y

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Samsung HW-T550 vs LG SN6Y comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-T550 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 6.2 for SN6Y. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, power, source and power, volume down, volume up, function, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-T550 has 2.1 versus 3.1 for the LG SN6Y. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the HW-T550 versus 420 (overall) W for the SN6Y. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-T550 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SN6Y 7 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

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 HW-T550 received a rating of 6/10 versus 8/10, 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.

Multichannel surround

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.

Advantages LG SN6Y over Samsung HW-T550

  • App control
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-T550
LG SN6Y

Model

HW-T550
SN6Y

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

2901
69

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
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

320 (overall)
420 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

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

1/1
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

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

83.8 x 5 x 7.6/33.9 x 2.2 x 3.3
104 x 5 x 7.6/41.7 x 2.2 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
3.1/7.6

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-T550
LG SN6Y
Samsung HW-T550
LG SN6Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 6.2
  • 4.5Samsung HW-T550
  • 6.2LG SN6Y

The LG SN6Y is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SN6Y price

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