If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the ZVOX SB380 vs LG SN5Y comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The ZVOX SB380 was rated 4, while the LG SN5Y has a rating 6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380 and power, volume down, volume up, function for the SN5Y.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB380 has 3.1 and SN5Y has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 45 versus 400 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the SN5Y. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the SN5Y. We rated the connectivity of the SB380 at 4 out of 10, while the SN5Y was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the SN5Y provides a device control application. The LG SN5Y equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB380 or SN5Y. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SB380 was rated 4/10, while the SN5Y received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.