LG SN6Y vs Samsung B550 review

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LG SN6Y vs Samsung B550 comparison chart

LG SN6Y vs Samsung B550 review

Samsung B550

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the LG SN6Y vs Samsung B550 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The LG SN6Y was rated 6.2, while the Samsung B550 has a rating 4.6.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SN6Y has 3.1 and B550 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 420 (overall) versus 410 (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 LG SN6Y for audio features and specs, but the Samsung B550 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 SN6Y, so in the B550 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SN6Y at 8 out of 10, while the B550 was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the SN6Y provides a device control application. The LG SN6Y 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 SN6Y or B550. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SN6Y was rated 5/10, while the B550 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG SN6Y over Samsung B550

  • App control
  • Microphone
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