LG SN9YG vs JBL Bar 9.1 review

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LG SN9YG vs JBL Bar 9.1 comparison chart

LG SN9YG vs JBL Bar 9.1 review

JBL Bar 9.1

The LG SN9YG vs JBL Bar 9.1 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SN9YG has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 9 for Bar 9.1.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG SN9YG has 5.1.2 versus 9.1 for the JBL Bar 9.1. The output power is different and equal to 520 (overall) W for the SN9YG versus 820 (overall) W for the Bar 9.1. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The LG SN9YG got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the JBL Bar 9.1 9 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Spotify support is available on the Bar 9.1.


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, the SN9YG received a rating of 8/10 versus 10/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the JBL Bar 9.1.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SN9YG. For multichannel surround LG SN9YG got a rating of 10, and JBL Bar 9.1 7 out of 10.

Advantages LG SN9YG over JBL Bar 9.1

  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages JBL Bar 9.1 over LG SN9YG

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Multi-room support
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