LG SL5Y vs Sony HT-ST5000

SL5Y vs HT-ST5000 comparison chart

Overall
LG SL5Y
5
Sony HT-ST5000
8.6
4
10
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
LG SL5Y

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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Sony HT-ST5000

Jan 24, 2020

Sony HT-ST5000 is the latest soundbar from this Japanese company, which supports not only high resolution audio, but also the latest Dolby Atmos surround sound standard. Follow this in-depth Sony HT-...

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Common

Product

LG SL5Y
Sony HT-ST5000

Model

SL5Y
HT-ST5000

Brand

LG
Sony

Reviews

379
173

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 Bluetooth, music service

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)
800 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz, Chromecast, iHeart

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
3/1

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)

0/0
1/0

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 (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 5.5 x 8.6/35. x 2.2 x 3.4
117.8 x 7.8 x 14.4/46.4 x 3.1 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.3/5.2
8.1/18

Other

Release year

2019
2017
LG SL5Y
Sony HT-ST5000
LG SL5Y
Sony HT-ST5000

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 8.6
  • 5LG SL5Y
  • 8.6Sony HT-ST5000