LG SN8YG vs JBL BAR 1000 review

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LG SN8YG vs JBL BAR 1000 comparison chart

LG SN8YG vs JBL BAR 1000 review

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I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG SN8YG vs JBL BAR 1000 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The LG SN8YG was rated 6.8, 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, play/pause, microphone for the SN8YG 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 SN8YG has 3.1.2 and BAR 1000 has 7.1.4. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 440 (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 SN8YG 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.


Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SN8YG versus 3/1 HDMIs in the JBL BAR 1000. As in the SN8YG, 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 SN8YG 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

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. The SN8YG can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SN8YG was rated 10/10, while the BAR 1000 received a mark of 7/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG SN8YG over JBL BAR 1000

  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages JBL BAR 1000 over LG SN8YG

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
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