The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Sonos Playbar vs LG SN8YG that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Playbar has a total rating of 5.5 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SN8YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: play/pause, volume up, volume down and power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sonos Playbar has 3.0 versus 3.1.2 for the LG SN8YG. 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. Spotify support is available on the Playbar.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the SN8YG has Bluetooth support. Only the SN8YG supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Playbar received a rating of 3/10 versus 8/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SN8YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the SN8YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SN8YG. For multichannel surround Sonos Playbar got a rating of 4, and LG SN8YG 10 out of 10.
The LG SN8YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SN8YG price