JBL Bar 9.1 vs LG SN4Y review

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JBL Bar 9.1 vs LG SN4Y comparison chart

JBL Bar 9.1 vs LG SN4Y review

JBL Bar 9.1

In this article, we will talk about JBL Bar 9.1 vs LG SN4Y comparison. The JBL Bar 9.1 was rated 9, while the LG SN4Y has a rating 5.4.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Bar 9.1 has 9.1 and SN4Y has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 820 (overall) versus 400 (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 JBL Bar 9.1 for audio features and specs, but the LG SN4Y received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

The Bar 9.1 can play audio from Spotify.


Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Bar 9.1. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the Bar 9.1, so in the SN4Y there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Bar 9.1 at 10 out of 10, while the SN4Y was rated 7/10.


Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The JBL Bar 9.1 equipped with a microphone. The JBL Bar 9.1 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Bar 9.1. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The Bar 9.1 was rated 7/10, while the SN4Y received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages JBL Bar 9.1 over LG SN4Y

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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