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LG SN7Y 3.1.2-Channel Soundbar w/ Wireless Subwoofer

NEX score 75%

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Product Overview

LG SN7Y is a 3.1.2-channel soundbar with wireless subwoofer. It supports a large set of digital audio processing programs, including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.
Like other premium 2020 LG soundbars, the SN7Y features Meridian Audio speakers; however, as a more affordable model, it drops the built-in Google Assistant for voice control.
The SN7Y can be paired with LG's SPK8-S wireless rear speakers to create a 5.1.2-channel listening experience. It shares the same subwoofer with the more premium models such as the flagship SN11YG.
Other soundbars unveiled at the same time include the 2.1-channel SN5Y, 3.1-channel SN6Y, 3.1.2-channel SN8YG, 5.1.2-channel SN9YG and SN10YG, and 7.1.4-channel SN11YG.

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Ratings

What we found**

Pros
  • Excellent sound quality
  • Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support
  • Easy to set up
Cons
  • Lacks rear speakers or Wi-Fi

What external reviewers found***

NEX score: 75% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Excellent build quality
  • Excellent Dolby Atmos sound
  • Dolby Beam support
Cons
  • Lacks front-firing drivers
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Price Comparison (incl. referral links)*

Specifications

Variants:
Subwoofer

Connectivity

Ports
[Input] 1x HDMI | [Output] 1x Optical + 1x USB + 1x HDMI
Wireless Connectivity
Bluetooth 4.0

Construction

Drivers
6 drivers
Form Factor
Soundbar with wireless subwoofer

Dimensions

Size | Depth
4.7 inch
SubwooferSize | Depth
11.5 inch
Size | Height
2.6 inch
SubwooferSize | Height
15.4 inch
Size | Width
35.04 inch
SubwooferSize | Width
7.1 inch
Weight
8.2 lbs
SubwooferWeight
17.2 lbs

Function

Audio
Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, DTS:X
Channels
3.1.2 channel
Voice Assistance
Google Assistant

Performance

Power Consumption
38W (bar) + 33W (subwoofer)
Power Output
380W: 2x 30W (front) + 30W (center) + 2x 35W (front height) + 220W (sub)

Production

Accessory
Wireless Rear Speakers: SPK8-S
Debut
2020 CES
Made In
China

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External Reviews

digitaltrends[1]

Sentiment Score 75%
Reviewers from digitaltrends have found the following***:
The LG SN7Y is a very good-sounding soundbar that nails Dolby Atmos at the $500 price point. Music listening — with samples including everything from Childish Gambino's Me and Your Mama to Midland's Burn Out — offered impressive clarity. Movie watching effectively mixed lifelike action sequences and clear dialogue in movies like Star Wars: Episode IX.
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Pros
  • Excellent Dolby Atmos sound
  • Excellent build quality
  • Dolby Beam support
Cons
  • Lacks front-firing drivers

User Reviews

References

1. ^ LG SN7Y soundbar review: Great Atmos sound for less. [digitaltrends]. https://www.digitaltrends.com/sound-bar-reviews/lg-sn7y-review/. 2020-07-23. Retrieved 2021-03-22.

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