LG SN9YG vs Denon DHT-S217 review

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LG SN9YG vs Denon DHT-S217 review

Denon DHT-S217

LG SN9YG vs Denon DHT-S217 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SN9YG has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 4.8 for DHT-S217. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up, respectively.

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 2.1 for the Denon DHT-S217. The output power is different and equal to 520 (overall) W for the SN9YG versus 40 (overall) W for the DHT-S217. Only the Denon DHT-S217 has a built-in subwoofer. The SN9YG has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the DHT-S217 - wired. The LG SN9YG got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Denon DHT-S217 4 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

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


Only the LG SN9YG 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. For connectivity, the SN9YG received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SN9YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

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 Denon DHT-S217 5 out of 10.

Advantages LG SN9YG over Denon DHT-S217

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Denon DHT-S217 over LG SN9YG

  • Built-in subwoofer
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