Bose Soundbar 700 vs LG SN9YG review

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Bose Soundbar 700 vs LG SN9YG review

Bose Soundbar 700
vs
LG SN9YG

It makes sense comparing Bose Soundbar 700 vs LG SN9YG because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Soundbar 700 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7 for SN9YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: action, microphone and power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Soundbar 700 has 3.0 versus 5.1.2 for the LG SN9YG. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Soundbar 700 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SN9YG - wireless. The Bose Soundbar 700 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SN9YG 8 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the Soundbar 700.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose Soundbar 700 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG SN9YG. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the Soundbar 700 received a rating of 6/10 versus 8/10, respectively.

Features

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 Bose Soundbar 700 got a rating of 4, and LG SN9YG 10 out of 10.

Advantages Bose Soundbar 700 over LG SN9YG

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support

Advantages LG SN9YG over Bose Soundbar 700

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

Product

Bose Soundbar 700
LG SN9YG

Model

Soundbar 700
SN9YG

Brand

Bose
LG

Reviews

915
18

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

action, microphone
power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

520 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

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

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TruHD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

97.8 x 5.6 x 10.6 /38.5 x 2.2 x 4.2
121 x 5 x 12.7/48 x 2.2 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4.5/10.5
5.8/13.9

Other

Release year

2018
2020
Bose Soundbar 700
LG SN9YG
Bose Soundbar 700
LG SN9YG

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7
  • 6.6Bose Soundbar 700
  • 7LG SN9YG