LG GX Soundbar Review: The ideal TV companion

LG GX

Soundbars are an incredible option for televisions that do not offer the desired sound you need. Currently there is an extensive catalog of these equipment , therefore, it is vital to import the one that best suits our needs. Today we are going to thoroughly analyze what the LG GX Sound Bar offers us .

LG GX is considered one of the interesting ones for this year, since it has a fairly high power . Of course, the value of the LG GX Sound Bar is around 1,000 euros, therefore, we must be careful and know its operation well before purchasing it, since as you can see, its acquisition requires a strong investment.

Design of the LG GX SoundBar

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Sleek, modern design that easily fits into any given location

As expected, LG gives us a simple, but elegant design that combines perfectly with any environment where it is placed. To begin with, it comes in a black color that gives it a more shiny appearance , in addition, it has a compact size that allows us to move it with ease and position it in the way that suits us.

If you are looking for a placement recommendation, we must say that the front or bottom of the TV usually looks perfect. This way we get a more enjoyable view, although that also depends on the size of the TV . If we turn the bar we will notice a simple elaboration that offers us only the available connectors.

We can’t really go into much depth about the appearance that it has, since as we mentioned it is simple and it is usually the same with most bars. However, the simplicity in its preparation is what makes it stand out and show a good design . Another minimal detail that we also like is that it has a resistant construction in its materials.

Connectivity

Nor are we going to have a great variety of connectors, in fact, only those that are considered essential are implemented. Here we find an HDMI 2.1 input (HDCP 2.3) and an HDMI 2.1 output (HDCP 2.3) that end up being the most important, since by this means we will be able to connect and enjoy the audio output of any device that supports this type of connection. Although it is normally used with televisions.

It also has a USB port that allows us to play music from an external memory or disk. It turns out to be a connection that is usually quite busy as well. As you can see, they do not include too many ports and in this case it seems correct, since this way they provide us with a better bar space. At a wireless level we will find Bluetooth 4.0 to perform the aforementioned activities but without using any cable.

Sound quality

The LG GX Sound Bar offers us a really powerful home theater sound, since it gives us a great combination of audio thanks to the bar plus subwoofer combo that they have a lot to offer. It has 3.1 channels that seek to give us a completely surround sound that is complemented with first-rate technologies.

The options that we highlight the most are Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos that will show us how powerful sound can be. With both technologies we are going to receive a totally immersive audio that is originally created for the cinema, this is paired with height channels that point upwards to achieve each note .

This also offers us the possibility of listening with total clarity to the dialogues that are normally the main problem with televisions. Best of all, there will be no distortion as is often the case with other soundbars . In short, we are going to receive powerful and shocking audio that will flow smoothly around us.

We cannot forget that we also have high resolution audio that takes the sound to the next level, since it sounds closer to the real thing. This is because we receive higher sample rates and bit depths that are higher and offer us audio quality that surpasses CDs. 24-bit / 192kHz audio is achieved .

User experience

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It is a fairly powerful bar that allows us to enjoy movies and video games in their highest splendor

There is not much more to say about the LG GX Sound Bar , since as we can see it offers us incredible audio quality. Obviously the final experience will be almost perfect because with everything it implements it is close to the original sound, which is perfect mainly for movies , series and video games that require more power.

As final recommendations we can mention that it is an ideal bar for televisions 65 inches up, however, it turns out to be the perfect complement if you have an LG OLED TV , since it was designed especially for those models. However, we have tested it with other teams and the result does not end up being so different.

LG GX SoundBar: Pros and Cons

 

PROS:
  • Compact and modern design
  • HDMI 2.1 input and output
  • Bluetooth
  • Impressive audio quality
  • Supports Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos
  • Perfect complement to an LG OLED
CONS:
  • Could include some extra port
  • Doesn’t offer Wi-Fi
  • Price

Technical characteristics

 

SPECIFICATIONS
Make model Sound Bar LG GX
Audio output channels 3.1 channels
RMS rated power 420 W (watts)
Built-in decoders
  • DTS Digital
  • Surround DTS-HD
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Digital
Audio Return Channel (ARC) Yes
Speaker Soundbar Power RMS 120 W (watts)
Soundbar center speaker RMS power 40 W (watts)
Subwoofer included Yes
Subwoofer (Subwoofer) Connectivity Wireless
Subwoofer RMS Power 220 W (watts)
Connectivity
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • HDMI
  • USB
Soundbar Dimensions (Width x Depth x Height) 32.5 x 1440 x 150 mm
Subwoofer Dimensions (W x D x H) 29 x 18 x 39.4 cm
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