An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so LG SN10YG vs Bose Soundbar 500 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SN10YG has a total rating of 7.2 out of 10 versus 7.4 for Soundbar 500. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone and microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG SN10YG has 5.1.2 versus 3.0 for the Bose Soundbar 500. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The LG SN10YG got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Bose Soundbar 500 6 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the Soundbar 500.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG SN10YG has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Bose Soundbar 500. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SN10YG received a rating of 9/10 versus 8/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SN10YG. For multichannel surround LG SN10YG got a rating of 10, and Bose Soundbar 500 4 out of 10.