The LG SN8YG is a top-built 3.1.2 soundbar from 2020. Thanks to its wireless subwoofer, it has a powerful and heavy sound profile that surely appeals to fans of action movies or electronic music. You can still enjoy your sound with other audio content, as the rest of your range is quite neutral and there are also a lot of sound enhancement features that can help you get the best sound for your needs. This bar can be strong enough for large or crowded rooms, offers a lot of connectivity options and also has Google Assistant built into its settings so you can use voice commands to play audio. On the flip side, it has poor surround sound performance and has to mix in stereo to play it, which isn’t great if you want to be really immersed in your favorite audio. However, for a 3.1.2 soundbar, its atmosphere shooting speakers and staying make it a unique addition to any home configuration.
The LG SN8YG is very good for mixed use. It has a powerful, low-heavy sound that is suitable for action movies as well as musical genres like EDM. While some may find it too boomy or muddy, it is loaded with lots of sound enhancement features to help you get the best sound for your content. This bar can also be strong enough to enjoy most of the content, and its built-in Google Assistant lets you control audio with voice commands. However, its poor surround sound performance does no favors to create an engaging sound.
The LG SN8YG soundbar is unremarkable for dialogue and television shows. Although it has a very low-heavy sound profile, the rest of the range is quite neutral. Its dedicated central channel helps produce a clear and more accurate dialogue, and can be strong enough for you to enjoy your favorite soap operas. There is also a dialog enhancement feature and an automatic volume mode to further improve speech clarity.
The soundbar LG SN8YG is great for music. Its powerful and heavy bass sound is ideal for genres such as EDM and hip-hop. Although it may seem boom or muddy, if you like a different sound, there are four different EQ presets, including AI Sound Pro, and even if we don’t test it, it’s automatically advertised to automatically equalize any content you’re listening to. It has a decent sound environment, too, and this bar can be strong enough for you to enjoy favorite songs in large or crowded rooms.
The LG SN8YG soundbar is O.K for movies. Thanks to its wi-fi subwoofer, its sound profile offers a powerful and heavy bass that is suitable for action movies. While its sound scenario is only the size of the bar itself, it has a targeted approach, which helps some objects sound as if they came from a precise and precise location. The bar can also be quite noisy. However, its surround sound performance is poor and you need to mix this content into stereo to play it, which can create a less immersive overall experience.Photo:Lg
- Dolby Atmos Yes
- DTS:X Yes
- Google Assistant Built-in Yes
- High Resolution Audio Up to 24bit/96kHz
- 24-bit Upsampling Yes
- 4K Passthrough Yes (HDCP 2.3)
- Group Play Mode Yes (Chromecast)
- Chromecast Built-in Yes
- Wireless Surround Sound Ready Yes
- Bluetooth Streaming Yes (5.0)
- Meridian Audio Technology Yes
- Works with the Google Assistant Yes
- USB Playback Yes
- Dolby Vision & HDR10 Passthrough Yes
- HDMI eARC Yes
- Custom Room Tuning Yes