LG SN8YG vs LG SP2 review

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LG SN8YG vs LG SP2 comparison chart

LG SN8YG vs LG SP2 review

LG SN8YG
vs
LG SP2

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so LG SN8YG vs LG SP2 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SN8YG has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 4.2 for SP2.

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 2.1 for the LG SP2. The output power is different and equal to 440 (overall) W for the SN8YG versus 100 (overall) W for the SP2. Only the LG SP2 has a built-in subwoofer. The LG SN8YG got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the LG SP2 5 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the LG SN8YG can 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, the SN8YG received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. 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

Only the SN8YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SN8YG. For multichannel surround LG SN8YG got a rating of 10, and LG SP2 5 out of 10.

Advantages LG SN8YG over LG SP2

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages LG SP2 over LG SN8YG

  • Built-in subwoofer
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Common

Product

LG SN8YG
LG SP2

Model

SN8YG
SP2

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
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

440 (overall)
100 (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

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

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 Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, 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
75.9x6.3x8.8/29.9x2.5x3.5

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9.7
2.1/4.7

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG SN8YG
LG SP2
LG SN8YG
LG SP2

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 4.2
  • 6.8LG SN8YG
  • 4.2LG SP2