It makes sense comparing LG SN10YG vs Sony HT-A5000 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, SN10YG has a total rating of 7.2 out of 10 versus 7.8 for HT-A5000.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 5.1.2. The output power is different and equal to 570 (overall) W for the SN10YG versus 450 (overall) W for the HT-A5000. Only the Sony HT-A5000 has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 8 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
Spotify support is available on the HT-A5000.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG SN10YG has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Sony HT-A5000. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SN10YG received a rating of 9/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the SN10YG. A built-in microphone is present only on the SN10YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 10 points out of 10.