LG SN8YG vs LG S80QY review

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LG SN8YG vs LG S80QY review

LG SN8YG
vs
LG S80QY

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - LG SN8YG vs LG S80QY that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SN8YG has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 7.8 for S80QY.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG SN8YG has 3.1.2 versus 3.1.3 for the LG S80QY. The output power is different and equal to 440 (overall) W for the SN8YG versus 350 (overall) W for the S80QY. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Spotify support is available on the S80QY.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available for the SN8YG. A built-in microphone is present only on the SN8YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 10 points out of 10.

Advantages LG SN8YG over LG S80QY

  • App control
  • Microphone

Advantages LG S80QY over LG SN8YG

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
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Common

Product

LG SN8YG
LG S80QY

Model

SN8YG
S80QY

Brand

LG
LG

Reviews

40
0

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
3.1.3

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

440 (overall)
350 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TruHD
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

104 x 5 x 10.1/41.7 x 2.2 x 4.7
110.7x55.1x25.6/43.6x21.7x10.1

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9.7
4.4/9.9

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG SN8YG
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  • 6.8
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  • 6.8LG SN8YG
  • 7.8LG S80QY