LG SN6Y vs JBL BAR 1000 review

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LG SN6Y vs JBL BAR 1000 comparison chart

LG SN6Y vs JBL BAR 1000 review

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I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG SN6Y vs JBL BAR 1000 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The LG SN6Y was rated 6.2, while the JBL BAR 1000 has a rating 9. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, function for the SN6Y and power, volume down, volume up for the BAR 1000.

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 BAR 1000 has 7.1.4. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 420 (overall) versus 880 (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 JBL BAR 1000 received 9 out of 10.

Streaming services

The BAR 1000 can play audio from Spotify.


Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the BAR 1000. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SN6Y versus 3/1 HDMIs in the JBL BAR 1000. As in the SN6Y, so in the BAR 1000 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 BAR 1000 was rated 10/10. 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 BAR 1000. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SN6Y was rated 5/10, while the BAR 1000 received a mark of 7/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages JBL BAR 1000 over LG SN6Y

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