LG SL5Y vs Samsung HW-N950

SL5Y vs HW-N950 comparison chart

Overall
LG SL5Y
5
Samsung HW-N950
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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Samsung HW-N950

Nov 22, 2019

How to visit a movie theater without leaving your home? To do this, you need a large-screen TV and an audio system that can transmit all shades of sound described in this Samsung HW-N950 review with a...

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Common

Product

LG SL5Y
Samsung HW-N950

Model

SL5Y
HW-N950

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

379
106

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, input, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
7.1.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)
512 (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
2/0

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
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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
122.4 x 8.1 x 13.4/48.2 x 3.2 x 5.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.3/5.2
8.8/19.4

Other

Release year

2019
2018
LG SL5Y
Samsung HW-N950
LG SL5Y
Samsung HW-N950

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 5
  • 8.6
  • 5LG SL5Y
  • 8.6Samsung HW-N950