LG SN9YG vs LG SN4Y review

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LG SN9YG vs LG SN4Y comparison chart

LG SN9YG vs LG SN4Y review

LG SN9YG
vs
LG SN4Y

In this article, we will talk about LG SN9YG vs LG SN4Y comparison. The LG SN9YG was rated 7, while the LG SN4Y has a rating 5.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone for the SN9YG and power, volume down, volume up, function for the SN4Y.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SN9YG has 5.1.2 and SN4Y has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 520 (overall) versus 400 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 8 out of 10 received the LG SN9YG for audio features and specs, but the LG SN4Y received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SN9YG. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the SN9YG, so in the SN4Y there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SN9YG at 8 out of 10, while the SN4Y was rated 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The LG SN9YG equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SN9YG. The SN9YG can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SN9YG was rated 10/10, while the SN4Y received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG SN9YG over LG SN4Y

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

LG SN9YG
LG SN4Y

Model

SN9YG
SN4Y

Brand

LG
LG

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, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.2
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

520 (overall)
400 (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
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
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

121 x 5 x 12.7/48 x 2.2 x 5.7
89 x 5 x 7.6/35.1 x 2.3 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

5.8/13.9
2.2/5.2

Other

Release year

2020
2020
LG SN9YG
LG SN4Y
LG SN9YG
LG SN4Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 5.4
  • 7LG SN9YG
  • 5.4LG SN4Y