If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the LG SL5Y vs LG SN5Y comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The LG SL5Y was rated 5, while the LG SN5Y has a rating 6. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - power, volume down, volume up, function.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. Soundbars have the same power - 400 (overall) W. 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. Rate 7 out of 10 received the LG SL5Y for audio features and specs, but the LG SN5Y received 6 out of 10.
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 SN5Y 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 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 SL5Y or SN5Y. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SL5Y was rated 6/10, while the SN5Y received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.
The LG SN5Y is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SN5Y price