JBL Bar 2.1 vs LG SL5Y

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JBL Bar 2.1

JBL Bar 2.1 review

Jan 31, 2020

The JBL Bar 2.1 Soundbar delivers studio-quality sound, helping you enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows as well as listening to music. Check this JBL Bar 2.1 review for more info and all the JBL B...

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LG SL5Y

LG SL5Y review

Jan 24, 2020

Over the course of the 2019 LG created a series of seven models to meet the needs of users with different budgets. In our LG SL5Y review, we will consider the second model from below (in the list of 2...

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Common

Product

JBL Bar 2.1
LG SL5Y

Model

Bar 2.1
SL5Y

Brand

JBL
LG

Reviews

175
134

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, source
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

300 (overall)
90

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

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

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

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5.8 x 6.8/38 x 2.3 x 2.7
89 x 5.5 x 8.6/35. x 2.2 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.1
2.3/5.2
JBL Bar 2.1
LG SL5Y
JBL Bar 2.1
LG SL5Y

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  • 5
  • 4.5
  • 5JBL Bar 2.1
  • 4.5LG SL5Y

The JBL Bar 2.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 2.1 price