It makes sense comparing ZVOX SB380 vs LG SL9YG because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, SB380 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 7.4 for SL9YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the ZVOX SB380 has 3.1 versus 4.1.2 for the LG SL9YG. The output power is different and equal to 45 W for the SB380 versus 500 (overall) W for the SL9YG. Only the ZVOX SB380 has a built-in subwoofer. The ZVOX SB380 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SL9YG 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SL9YG supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the SL9YG.
Only the LG SL9YG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the SL9YG has Bluetooth support. Only the SL9YG supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the SB380 received a rating of 4/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the SL9YG. A built-in microphone is present only on the SL9YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the SL9YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SL9YG. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround ZVOX SB380 got a rating of 2, and LG SL9YG 7 out of 10.
The LG SL9YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL9YG price