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LG SN11RG Review

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Producing epic 7.1.4 surround and Dolby Atmos audio, the LG SN11RG has a very immersive soundstage. It accurately reproduces deep extended bass, making it a good choice for movies, TV shows, and music.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The LG SN11RG is a high-end 7.1.4 channel surround sound system that first made its mark in 2020, touting Dolby Atmos and a multi-direction soundstage for home theaters.

This system comes with a dedicated subwoofer and satellites, ranking highly alongside the best speakers on the market today. Equipped with a number of EQ presets, this system is easy to customize, and it gets remarkably loud, making it a good choice for small parties.

Wireless connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Chromecast can help users eliminate cable clutter. This system supports eARC and Dolby Atmos and boasts a USB input, one shared HDMI ARC+Out port, and two full HDMI In connectors.

Movie lovers will be pleased with its dedicated subwoofer and included satellite speakers that provide an engaging user experience. Read to the end of this LG SN11RG review and see how it compares to our top 10 soundbars today.

Consensus

our Verdict

Critics were astounded by the LG SN11RG during their tests, praising its discrete surround setup, recommending it for gaming, TV shows, music, and movies.

Featuring a 7.1.4 setup with satellite speakers, this system produces an immersive soundstage that pleased experts at Forbes. The system has a slightly boomy, near-neutral sound profile, and scored well in stereo frequency response slope tests by reviewers from T3 report, who found itgood for all music genres and movies.

The system produces an astounding level of bass, thanks to its dedicated subwoofer. It also gets fairly loud, up to 90.5 dB. Supporting Dolby Atmos and eARC, it brings movie and gaming content to life.

Reviewers lauded its incredible selection of connectivity, intuitive mobile apps, and built-in Google Assistant that make operating this device easy.

However, if you prefer a more affordable, 5.1 channel system, check out our LG SP7Y review and if you need an even more immersive 9.1.5 setup see our LG S95QR review today.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Immersive 7.1.4 setup that boasts same satellite speakers is good for movies and games
  • Dedicated subwoofer provides impressive extended low-bass
  • Equalizer presets enable fine-tuning the sound profile
  • Incredible selection of wired and wireless connectivity options
  • Built-in Google Assistant for effortless voice control

Reason to Avoid

  • Significant sound distortion at the maximum volume

LG SN11RG Specs

Bluetooth EnabledBluetooth EnabledYes
DepthDepth5.8"
Dialogue Enhancement FeatureDialogue Enhancement Feature
Energy Star CertifiedEnergy Star CertifiedNo
HDMI ARCHDMI ARCYes
HeightHeight2.5"
Number of Audio ChannelsNumber of Audio Channels7.1.4
SubwooferSubwooferIncluded
Surround Sound SupportedSurround Sound SupportedDolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Surround, Dolby TrueHD, DTS Digital Surround, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X
Voice AssistantVoice AssistantGoogle Assistant, Yes
Wall MountableWall MountableYes
WeightWeight15.9 lbs
WidthWidth56.8"
Wireless ConnectivityWireless ConnectivityBluetooth, Wi-Fi
Wireless Subwoofer ConnectivityWireless Subwoofer ConnectivityYes
Works WithWorks WithChromecast, Google Assistant

All Specs

Test Results

Low End Roll Off (Hz)35.125
High End Roll Off (Hz)6,736.4
Max Volume Test (db)90.5
Latency (ms)28
THD @ 80dB0.67

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Market Context

The LG SN11RG is a high-end 7.1.4 channel surround sound system that first made its mark in 2020, touting Dolby Atmos and a multi-direction soundstage…

The LG SN11RG is a high-end 7.1.4 channel surround sound system that first made its mark in 2020, touting Dolby Atmos and a multi-direction soundstage for home theaters.

This system comes with a dedicated subwoofer and satellites, ranking highly alongside the best speakers on the market today. Equipped with a number of EQ presets, this system is easy to customize, and it gets remarkably loud, making it a good choice for small parties.

Wireless connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Chromecast can help users eliminate cable clutter. This system supports eARC and Dolby Atmos and boasts a USB input, one shared HDMI ARC+Out port, and two full HDMI In connectors.

Movie lovers will be pleased with its dedicated subwoofer and included satellite speakers that provide an engaging user experience. Read to the end of this LG SN11RG review and see how it compares to our top 10 soundbars today.

Equipped with discrete satellite speakers, the LG SN11RG produces more immersive surround sound than the LG SN10YG, which doesn’t have discrete satellite speakers. However, the…

Equipped with discrete satellite speakers, the LG SN11RG produces more immersive surround sound than the LG SN10YG, which doesn’t have discrete satellite speakers. However, the LG SN10YG gets louder, featuring a 91.8 dB maximum SL SPL than the 90.5 dB of the LG SN11RG. You can learn more about the LGSN10YG in our LG SN10YG review today.

Both their LG SN11RG and the LG SP11RA are 7.1.4 surround systems that offer remarkable surround sound performance. However, while the LG SN11RG has built-in…

Both their LG SN11RG and the LG SP11RA are 7.1.4 surround systems that offer remarkable surround sound performance. However, while the LG SN11RG has built-in Google Assistant, the LG SP11RA only supports voice assistants via third-party devices. On the other hand, the LG SP11RA has a 92.5 dB maximum SPL, getting louder than the 90.5 dB top SPL of the SN11RG. Check out our LG SP11RA review to learn more.

Featuring a 7.1.4 setup, the LG SN11RG provides a more immersive 3D soundstage than the JBL Bar 9.1 which has a 5.1.4 setup. It also…

Featuring a 7.1.4 setup, the LG SN11RG provides a more immersive 3D soundstage than the JBL Bar 9.1 which has a 5.1.4 setup. It also comes with a companion app for controlling settings, unlike the JBL device. However, the JBL system has a more immersive stereo soundstage than the LG soundbar.

Bluetooth Enabled

Yes

Depth

5.8"

5.8"

Dialogue Enhancement Feature

Energy Star Certified

No

HDMI ARC

Yes

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Height

2.5"

2.5"

Number of Audio Channels

7.1.4

Subwoofer

Included

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Score Card

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Expert Score

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True Score

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Expert Scores

  • Rtings
    103

    Category Trust Rating

    81
    The LG SN11RG is good for mixed use. It’s able to reproduce boomy explosions in… Read More

    By:

    John Panoryios
  • Trusted Reviews
    60.27

    Category Trust Rating

    90
    The LG SN11RG brilliantly combines the sort of power and refinement you’d expect from a… Read More

    By:

    John Archer
  • Which?
    58.66

    Category Trust Rating

    NR
    The LG SN11RG sits at the very top end of the sound bar market, for… Read More

    By:

    Unknown
  • Techradar
    46.31

    Category Trust Rating

    90
    The LG SN11RG is an outstanding soundbar. It produces a huge, detailed sound stage which… Read More

    By:

    John Archer
  • Digital Trends
    75.48

    Category Trust Rating

    70
    “No bottom line found for this product” Read More

    By:

    Nick Woodard
  • Pocket Lint
    55.88

    Category Trust Rating

    90
    The LG SN11RG is a definite step-up for the Korean giant, resulting is a system… Read More

    By:

    Steve Withers

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