LG SN11RG vs Samsung B550 review

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LG SN11RG vs Samsung B550 comparison chart

LG SN11RG vs Samsung B550 review

LG SN11RG
vs
Samsung B550

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the LG SN11RG vs Samsung B550 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The LG SN11RG was rated 7.5, while the Samsung B550 has a rating 4.6.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SN11RG has 7.1.4 and B550 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 770 (overall) versus 410 (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. Rate 9 out of 10 received the LG SN11RG for audio features and specs, but the Samsung B550 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

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

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SN11RG. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SN11RG versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung B550. As in the SN11RG, so in the B550 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SN11RG at 9 out of 10, while the B550 was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the SN11RG provides a device control application. The LG SN11RG equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SN11RG. The SN11RG can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SN11RG was rated 10/10, while the B550 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG SN11RG over Samsung B550

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

LG SN11RG
Samsung B550

Model

SN11RG
B550

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

19
0

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, play/pause, microphone
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.4
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

770 (overall)
410 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

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

2/1
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

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TruHD
Dolby 2ch

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
DTS 2ch

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

142.2 x 5 x 12.7/56.8 x 2.5 x 5.8
86x5.9x7.5/33.8x2.3x2.9

Weight, kg/pounds

6.8/15.9
2.1/4.6

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG SN11RG
Samsung B550
LG SN11RG
Samsung B550

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 4.6
  • 7.5LG SN11RG
  • 4.6Samsung B550