In this article, we will talk about LG SN5Y vs LG SN4Y comparison. The LG SN5Y was rated 6, while the LG SN4Y has a rating 5.4. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - power, volume down, volume up, function.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. Soundbars have the same power - 400 (overall) W. 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.
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 SN5Y, 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 SN5Y at 8 out of 10, while the SN4Y was rated 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The LG SN5Y equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SN5Y or SN4Y. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SN5Y was rated 5/10, while the SN4Y received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.