Samsung HW-A650 vs LG SN4Y review

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Samsung HW-A650 vs LG SN4Y review

Samsung HW-A650

In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-A650 vs LG SN4Y comparison. The Samsung HW-A650 was rated 5, while the LG SN4Y has a rating 5.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the HW-A650 and power, volume down, volume up, function for the SN4Y.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-A650 has 3.1 and SN4Y has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 430 (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 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-A650 for audio features and specs, but the LG SN4Y received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

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 HW-A650, so in the SN4Y there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the HW-A650 at 8 out of 10, while the SN4Y was rated 7/10.


The manufacturer of the SN4Y provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-A650 or SN4Y. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 6/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages LG SN4Y over Samsung HW-A650

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Samsung HW-A650