Bose TV Speaker vs LG SC9S review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Bose TV Speaker vs LG SC9S comparison chart

Bose TV Speaker vs LG SC9S review

Bose TV Speaker
vs
LG SC9S

The Bose TV Speaker vs LG SC9S comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Bose TV Speaker was rated 5, while the LG SC9S has a rating 6.4.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that TV Speaker has 3.0 and SC9S has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the TV Speaker via wired, but SC9S has wireless connection type. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Bose TV Speaker for audio features and specs, but the LG SC9S received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

The SC9S can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SC9S. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose TV Speaker versus 1/1 HDMIs in the LG SC9S. As in the TV Speaker, so in the SC9S there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 7/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the SC9S provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SC9S. The SC9S can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The TV Speaker was rated 4/10, while the SC9S received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG SC9S over Bose TV Speaker

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Bose TV Speaker
LG SC9S

Model

TV Speaker
SC9S

Brand

Bose
LG

Reviews

795
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

310 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired
wireless

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

1/0
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)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

58.4 x 5 x 10.1/23.4 x 2.2 x 4
97.5x6.3x12.4/38.4x2.5x4.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.7
4.1/9.1

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Bose TV Speaker
LG SC9S
Bose TV Speaker
LG SC9S

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 6.4
  • 5Bose TV Speaker
  • 6.4LG SC9S