ZVOX SB380 vs LG SLM4R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB380 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 5.2 for SLM4R. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and power, volume down, volume up, function, 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 for the LG SLM4R. The output power is different and equal to 45 W for the SB380 versus 420 (overall) W for the SLM4R. Only the ZVOX SB380 has a built-in subwoofer. The ZVOX SB380 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SLM4R 7 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the SLM4R has Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. For connectivity, the SB380 received a rating of 4/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available for the SLM4R. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround ZVOX SB380 got a rating of 4, and LG SLM4R 5 out of 10.