LG GX vs JBL Bar 5.1

GX vs Bar 5.1 comparison chart

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JBL Bar 5.1

Nov 22, 2019

The JBL Bar 5.1 Soundbar is the first model to feature battery powered wireless surround speakers. Want to see the JBL Bar 5.1 review as well as JBL Bar 5.1 specs? You are at the right place. Artic...

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Common

Product

LG GX
JBL Bar 5.1

Model

GX
Bar 5.1

Brand

LG
JBL

Reviews

3
3060

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, function
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (overall)
510 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
3/0

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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

142 x 12.7 x 2.5/56.9 x 5.9 x 1.3
114.8 x 5.8 x 9.3/45 x 2.3 x 3.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9
3.9/8.6

Other

Release year

2020
2017
LG GX
JBL Bar 5.1
LG GX
JBL Bar 5.1

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 7.2
  • 6.5LG GX
  • 7.2JBL Bar 5.1