The LG SL5Y vs LG LASC58R comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The LG SL5Y was rated 5, while the LG LASC58R has a rating 6.2. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - power, volume down, volume up, function.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SL5Y has 2.1 and LASC58R has 4.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 400 (overall) versus 420 (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.
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. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the SL5Y, so in the LASC58R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SL5Y at 7 out of 10, while the LASC58R was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the LASC58R provides a device control application. The LG LASC58R 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 SL5Y or LASC58R. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 6/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.