LG SN9YG vs Polk Audio React review

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LG SN9YG vs Polk Audio React comparison chart

LG SN9YG vs Polk Audio React review

LG SN9YG
vs
Polk Audio React

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so LG SN9YG vs Polk Audio React comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SN9YG has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 4.8 for React. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone and power, source, 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 2.0 for the Polk Audio React. The output power is different and equal to 520 (overall) W for the SN9YG versus 30 (overall) W for the React. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The SN9YG has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the React - wired. The LG SN9YG got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Polk Audio React 4 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Spotify support is available on the React.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG SN9YG has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 0/1 of the Polk Audio React. 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 5/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the SN9YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SN9YG. For multichannel surround LG SN9YG got a rating of 10, and Polk Audio React 6 out of 10.

Advantages LG SN9YG over Polk Audio React

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Polk Audio React over LG SN9YG

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
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Common

Product

LG SN9YG
Polk Audio React

Model

SN9YG
React

Brand

LG
Polk Audio

Reviews

18
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
power, source, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.2
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

520 (overall)
30 (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
wired

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
0/1

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
DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

121 x 5 x 12.7/48 x 2.2 x 5.7
86.4x12.1x40.6/34.5x4.9x16

Weight, kg/pounds

5.8/13.9
2.9/6

Other

Release year

2020
2020
LG SN9YG
Polk Audio React
LG SN9YG
Polk Audio React

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 4.8
  • 7LG SN9YG
  • 4.8Polk Audio React

LG SN9YG competitors

Polk Audio React competitors