LG SN5Y vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

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LG SN5Y vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison chart

LG SN5Y vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

Klipsch Cinema 800

The LG SN5Y vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The LG SN5Y was rated 6, while the Klipsch Cinema 800 has a rating 8.2.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SN5Y has 2.1 and Cinema 800 has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 400 (overall) versus 800 (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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

The Cinema 800 can play audio from Spotify.


Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Cinema 800. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SN5Y versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Klipsch Cinema 800. As in the SN5Y, so in the Cinema 800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Cinema 800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SN5Y was rated 5/10, while the Cinema 800 received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Klipsch Cinema 800 over LG SN5Y

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