LG SN11RG vs Sony HT-S40R review

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LG SN11RG vs Sony HT-S40R comparison chart

LG SN11RG vs Sony HT-S40R review

LG SN11RG
vs
Sony HT-S40R

In this article, we will talk about LG SN11RG vs Sony HT-S40R comparison. The LG SN11RG was rated 7.5, while the Sony HT-S40R has a rating 5.2.

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 HT-S40R has 5.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 770 (overall) versus 600 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SN11RG via wireless, but HT-S40R has wired connection type. Rate 9 out of 10 received the LG SN11RG for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-S40R received 7 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 0/1 HDMIs in the Sony HT-S40R. As in the SN11RG, so in the HT-S40R 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 HT-S40R 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 HT-S40R received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG SN11RG over Sony HT-S40R

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

Product

LG SN11RG
Sony HT-S40R

Model

SN11RG
HT-S40R

Brand

LG
Sony

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
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

770 (overall)
600 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired

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
0/1

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
1

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 Digital, Dolby Dual mono

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

142.2 x 5 x 12.7/56.8 x 2.5 x 5.8
90.1x5.3x7.6/35.5x2.1x3

Weight, kg/pounds

6.8/15.9
1.8/4.1

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG SN11RG
Sony HT-S40R
LG SN11RG
Sony HT-S40R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 5.2
  • 7.5LG SN11RG
  • 5.2Sony HT-S40R