LG SL5Y vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

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LG SL5Y vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

LG SL5Y
vs
Samsung HW-Q60T

The LG SL5Y vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The LG SL5Y was rated 5, while the Samsung HW-Q60T has a rating 5.5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, function for the SL5Y and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q60T.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SL5Y has 2.1 and HW-Q60T has 5.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 400 (overall) versus 360 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the SL5Y, so in the HW-Q60T there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 7/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the HW-Q60T provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SL5Y or HW-Q60T. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SL5Y was rated 6/10, while the HW-Q60T received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60T over LG SL5Y

  • App control
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Common

Product

LG SL5Y
Samsung HW-Q60T

Model

SL5Y
HW-Q60T

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

311
664

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, function
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)
360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

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

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, DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 5.5 x 8.6/35. x 2.2 x 3.4
96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.3 x 4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.3/5.2
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2019
2020
LG SL5Y
Samsung HW-Q60T
LG SL5Y
Samsung HW-Q60T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 5.5
  • 5LG SL5Y
  • 5.5Samsung HW-Q60T

The Samsung HW-Q60T is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q60T price

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