Skip disability assistance statement.

Welcome to our website! As we have the ability to list over one million items on our website (our selection changes all of the time), it is not feasible for a company our size to record and playback the descriptions on every item on our website. However, if you have a disability we are here to help you. Please call our disability services phone line at (508) 753- 3860 during regular business hours and one of our kind and friendly personal shoppers will help you navigate through our website, help conduct advanced searches, help you choose the item you are looking for with the specifications you are seeking, read you the specifications of any item and consult with you about the products themselves. There is no charge for the help of this personal shopper for anyone with a disability. Finally, your personal shopper will explain our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, and help you place an order if you so desire.

4.4 | 30 Reviews

LG SL8YG 3.1.2 Channel 440W Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos

LG SL8YG

Prices based on manufacturers' suggested amounts. Lower pricing or discounts may be available. Ask for details!

Features

  • 3.1.2 Channel & 440W
  • Dolby Atmos® & DTS:X
  • Google Assistant built-in
  • Chromecast Built-In

Quick Specs

  • Type: Soundbars
  • Width: 45.5"
  • Height: 11.02"
  • Depth: 23.1"
  • Energy Star Rated: No

See More

This item has purchase restrictions.

We currently only offer this product for purchase within 75 miles of our store. Questions? Contact us for more information.

 
Bluetooth® wireless is effortless.

It's so easy to wirelessly pair your LG sound bar, you'll feel like an audio expert. Bluetooth® 4.2 provides range and reliability to connect your LG sound bar to your TV or device, or you can connect via LG Sound Sync*.


4K Pass-through enabled.

4K pass-through ensures a full home theater experience when passing through HDMI connections from an external source, such as a 4K Blu Ray player or streaming device.


The brilliance of the Google Assistant built-in.

LG smart sound bars offer the ultimate in voice control with the Google Assistant* built-in. Just say "Ok Google" and give a command to control your sound bar, entertainment and smart home.


Works with Google Chromecast .

Cast your favorite music wirelessly from your phone's streaming apps, such as Pandora® or Google Play Music. You can even group Chromecast-enabled speakers for a whole-home audio experience.


Experience powerful, moving audio.

Originally created for the cinema, Dolby Atmos sound technology creates powerful, moving audio that seems to flow all around you, even overhead.*


DTS:X is sound that moves all around you.

DTS:X is an immersive audio decoder that places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating a more lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience. Feel like you're in the middle of a car chase or hear a storm thundering above you.


MERIDIAN Technology raises the sound bar.

LG partnered with Meridian Technology, pioneers of High-Resolution Audio, to combine advanced signal processing and refined hardware design, creating a sound field with greater height, width and depth.


Audio that sounds closer to the real thing.

Leading audio processing technology provides sound quality that surpasses CDs, and allows you to enjoy a stunning 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution - as close to original sound as you can get.*


Feel audio from every direction.

Feel audio from every direction with wireless rear speaker compatibility.

Features

  • 3.1.2 Channel & 440W
  • Dolby Atmos® & DTS:X
  • Google Assistant built-in
  • Chromecast Built-In
  • High Resolution Audio (24bit/96kHz)
  • Wireless Rear Speaker-Ready
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
Dolby Atmos Yes
DTS:X Yes
Google Assistant Built-in Yes
High Resolution Audio Up to 24bit/96kHz
24-bit Upsampling Yes
4K Passthrough (HDCP 2.2) Yes
Group Play Mode Yes (Chromecast)
Multi-Room Mode No
Easy Setup with BLE Yes
Chromecast Built-in Yes
Wireless Surround Sound Ready Yes (SPK8-S)
Bluetooth Streaming Yes
DTS Virtual:X No
Meridian Audio Technology Yes
Works with the Google Assistant Yes
USB Playback Yes
GENERAL
Channels 3.1.2ch
Total Power 440W
CONVENIENCE
TV Remote Compatibility Yes
Smartphone Remote App (iOS/Android) Yes/Yes
Easy Setup with BLE Yes
Auto Volume Leveler Yes (In App)
Audio Return Channel (ARC) Yes
Dynamic Range Control Yes (In App)
SIMPLINK Yes
Firmware Over-the-air (FOTA) Yes
Night Mode Yes
LCD Display Auto-Dimmer Yes
SOUND MODES
ASC (Adaptive Sound Control: Default) Yes
Standard Yes
Music Yes
Bass Blast Yes
Bass Blast + Yes
Movie Yes
DTS:X Yes
Dolby Atmos Yes
AUDIO FORMAT
LPCM Yes
Dolby Atmos® Yes
Dolby TrueHD Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
Dolby Digital Yes
DTS Digital Surround Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution Yes
DTS:X Yes
FLAC (Up to 192kHz) C4A / USB Yes / X
OGG (Up to 48kHz) C4A / USB Yes / Yes
WAV C4A / USB Yes / X
MP3 C4A / USB Yes / Yes
AAC Yes / Yes
AAC / AAC+ Yes
SPEAKERS
Front 50W x 2
Center 40W
Top 40W x 2
Subwoofer 220W
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi Yes
Wireless Active Subwoofer Yes
Bluetooth Yes (4.2)
LG TV Sound Sync (Bluetooth) No
LG TV Sound Sync (Optical) Yes
Optical Input 1
USB Yes
HDMI 2.0 (HDCP 2.2) Out 1
HDMI 2.0 (HDCP 2.2) Input 1
POWER
Soundbar Power Consumption 39.4W
Soundbar Standby Power Consumption <0.5W
Subwoofer Power Consumption 36W
Subwoofer Standby Power Consumption <0.5W
DIMENSIONS/WEIGHTS
TV Matching 49" and above
Sound Bar (WxHxD) 41.7" x 2.2" x 4.7"
Subwoofer (WxHxD) 8.7" x 15.4" x 12.3"
Soundbar Net Weight 9.7 lbs
Subwoofer Net Weight 16.8 lbs
Shipping Size (WxHxD) 45.5" x 11.02" x 23.1"
Shipping Weight 31.5 lbs
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
Remote Control Yes
Batteries Yes (AAA)
Optical Cable Yes
Wall Mount Bracket Yes
Cable Management Yes
Warranty Card Yes
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Soundbars

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 45.5"
  • Height: 11.02"
  • Depth: 23.1"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

Professional delivery and installation is available for every product we sell. We would be happy to coordinate delivery and installation for you.

Extended warranties are usually very inexpensive and can save you thousands in the future. It's simple and inexpensive to purchase extended warranties and one of the smartest ways to protect your investment.

Electronics can be large, heavy and expensive. You probably don't have the special tools or expertise needed to fix them in a crisis. If you can spare a few thousand dollars without batting an eyelash for new electronics should they break tomorrow, don't buy a warranty. But if you're like most of us, protect yourself by purchasing inexpensive extended warranties when you buy a new product and save yourself big money in the long run.

4.4 out of 5

33% of reviewers recommend this product.

3 Stars

Wont stay connected to Wi-Fi big disappointment

Me Thornton 10/21/2019

Wont stay connected to Wi-Fi big disappointment. After spending so much money on the soundboard I wouldve expected better quality coming from LG. Ive sent switch to a smaller Sony brand sound bar that works just as well
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

Surprised

Daisy 3312 10/17/2019

Crazy good coming from those little black boxes. Bass is great. Highs are clear and crisp. Theater sound is now in my home. Whole new ballgame. Tried hey google to play some pandora.....What? Awesome
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
1 Stars

Doesnt make sound

MountainHaze 9/18/2019

This soundbar worked great for the first day but then would require a hard reset every time I turned it on to play sound from any source. I swapped the unit out for a new soundbar at Best Buy and had the exact same experience. LG and Geek Squad tech assistances could not help fix the sound. I tried with HDMI ARC HDMI without ARC optical BT and WiFi all with the same results. Great sound when it works but Im not going to hard reset every time. I am returning the LG soundbar new LG Nano 4K TV LG BluRay player and going with a different brand.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
4 Stars

LOVE IT

TravisTragedy 9/4/2019

This sound bar is one of the best I have ever owned over the years. My only complaint is that the subwoofer cuts in and out for no reason and I have no idea why. Ive moved it around and put it close and it still seems to do it. The rear audio speakers purchased separately do the same thing. Other than these issues I love sound bar so much. I would highly recommend it to anyone.
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
3 Stars

li gary 8/21/2019

I mainly watch Netflix for my movies. I bought this LG soundbar to use with my New LG 4K UHD NANO TV. If you own a LG TV it has to be a OLED Model after 2018 for the Dolby Atmos To Work properly. HO HO HO Back To BESTBUY I GO. Plus it worked on Amazon Prime But Never Heard much difference than a plane old soundbar. No base to be heard.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

The sound bar I always wanted

BigB1 8/21/2019

I have wanted a sound bar for years. I just could not find one for a good price with features I wanted. The LG SL 9y G sound bar has exceeded all my needs and expectations. It is easy to install and looks great. The WiFi sub woofer is an awesome feature and easy to set up. I do have to admit I had some issues with setting up google home. I was also surprised the mounting hardware did not come with screws for mounting it to the wall. A quick trip to the hardware store and $2.99 later we were in business. The sound quality is perfect for our living room and has made watching television much more enjoyable. Using the TV speakers before made hearing the TV when our air conditioning turned on a challenge. This is not the case with the sound bar. I received this product at a discounted price for my honest review.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Sound blaster

pyoung3075 8/21/2019

I set up the LG SL8Y 3.1.2 channel sound bar to a 75 LG 4k television and wow was I impressed. From the unboxing thank you for not making the unboxing process complicated - 5 minute tops through installation everything was easy. I found the sound bar to be of high quality the install was pretty intuitive and it really doesnt have a big profile to interfere with the viewing. Interestingly I can use the sound bar with the television speakers to create a movie theatre effect which I have never experienced before so I thought it was cool. I am super excited that the sound bar has minimal cords two electrical and one optical as I hate the tangled mess of device cords. Overall the experience has been awesome. I totally recommend the LG Sound bar I received this product at a discount in exchange for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Amazing sound bar

Mjvirag 8/21/2019

This sound bar works great. Easy to install. The Bluetooth is amazing. The sound is so clear and we love blasting movies with the surround sound. The Chromecast and Google Assistant are great assets and so easy to connect. I love the design of this sound bar because it looks very sleek. Watching 4K movies is now even more fun because of the sound quality. My kids love to snyc their phones and blast music and dance. Im thinking of purchasing the additional speakers but Im not sure if I even need it because the sound bar is just amazing on its own. I cant wait to buy another for my bedroom We have this hooked up to our 75 inch LG and it looks beautiful and high quality together I received this product at a discount in exchange for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel Sound Bar

jeannette135 8/21/2019

This LG sound bar is phenomenal at first when I hooked it up the volume on the bass was all the way down and I said whats wrong. Then I raised the bass volume and I was amazed the whole room filled with sound. It is truly quality sound from sports to movies or just my favorite shows I can not imagine how I did without one. *Disclaimer: I received this product at a discount in exchange for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

The Very Best

jd555 8/20/2019

We enjoy watching movies in our home and this sound bar adds so much to our viewing experience. When the lights are dimmed our LG Nano with its crystal clear picture is glowingand this sound bar is giving us multi-dimensional sound we feel like we are actually in the movie. The experience is so realistic. The Dolby Atmos is the icing on the cake We also really like the Google Assistant. Family movie night is important to us and we want the best experience we can have and this sound bar delivers it. It was easy to set up and it is attractive too not big or tacky or ugly. It just fits the TV and looks nice. I cannot say enough good about it. We only buy LG because they make the best Disclaimer: I received this sound bar at a discount from the Insiders and this is my honest opinion of the sound bar.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Awesome LG Sound

solisc100 8/20/2019

The LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology amp Dolby Atmos was easy to install and the voice recognition had simple instructions. The soundbar itself is very sleek and a great addition to my LG 75 Nano TV. The soundbar is light enough to hang on the wall but it also looks great setting up in front of the TV. I also have to mention the sound is spectacular especially when watching movies. It has so many features and real exciting to use. My friends are already asking where to buy one since they are very impress with the awesome LG new technology I received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

SL8Y

NHolmes13075 8/20/2019

I received my LG SL8YG at a discounted price and paired with my LG NanoCell TV and I love the smart bar with bluetooth connection Google assistant and a smart remote thats talks with certain features. This my first soundbar and I love the crisp sound it delivers like you at the cinema and me and my family now enjoy movie nights as a family. I would recommend everyone try this sound bar so unique through Google Apps
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

LG blows away the competition

kriscamaro68 8/20/2019

So I bought the 3.1.2 SL8Y soundbar from LG and holy cow what a soundbar it is. I have owned other soundbar brands out there from high end names and while they were nice and had good bass this soundbar beats them. It has three front firing speakers that make up the 3 1 7 sub that makes up the 1 and two upward facing speakers that make up the 2 for 3.1.2. This soundbar is Dolby Atmos capable and man is it awesome. Dolby Atmos turns sounds into objects that are projected to you unlike traditional surround sound. With traditional 5.1 the front speakers will lower their volume and read speakers will raise it to make it feel like the sound is around you. With this it determines where sound should be and projects it to that location instead. It really is something that has to be heard to fully understand. The sub is awesome as well. It is wireless and can be set away from the soundbar but not too far or else it looses the signal. The sub however is powerful and can shake the house if you want it to. The sound bar comes with an optical cable if you have an older TV that supports optical. It also has 2 HDMI ports with 4K pass through. This allows you to hook a 4k device to it directly and then will pass video to the TV. The second HDMI port is an ARC port. This allows you to hook up to the TV and have the sound go through that port for all HDMI devices plugged into the TV. This is the preferred method to use as it can transfer sound over a highspeed/highbandwidth HDMI cable allowing for high quality lossless sound. You can also connect to the soundbar via Bluetooth or wireless. One awesome capability this system has is the ability to add a set of wireless rear speakers. If you find that you want a more immersive experience than you are already getting LG sells a wireless rear speaker set that can be added to this system. Another nice addition to this soundbar is the Google Assistant. You can say Hey Google and ask it anything from whats the weather or set the temp of your house if you want. There is also the ability to turn the MIC off via the remote or a button on the top of the soundbar if you want privacy. All in all this soundbar has been a blast to have and has changed our home theater experience for the better. I received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great Home Entertainment

Samfan78 8/20/2019

Really loving my LG SL8YG 3.1.2 Channel Soundbar. The sound quality is amazing and set up was a breeze. I opened the package and was able to start listening to music on the soundbar within 10 minutes. The sound is crisp and clear and somehow it encompasses my whole family room. I also added 2 LG surround sound speakers to give it a 5.1 surround feel. The wireless surround speakers linked to the soundbar with ease. Google assistant is also a great addition. I can catch up on the news or listen to a song with ease. Watching movies has also been a wonderful experience. The subwoofer really packs a punch without overpowering the vocals like so many other systems do. Overall I definitely would recommend this soundbar to anyone looking for a medium sized room sound system. It puts out a high quality theater sound and its sleek design is very stylish. I received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Amazing Sound

MsSandPitts 8/20/2019

My family absolutely loves watching movies and listening to music around the house. This soundbar totally delivers plus there is much more to this soundbar then I expected. I was not expecting the front of the soundbar to have a display to let me know exactly what my sounds effects can be. Even when I shut it down it tells me Good Bye. The subwoofer is amazing and great looking as well. The way it looks is sleek and very elegant looking and blends together with my LG TV as well. I do have to say that my favorite part of this soundbar has to be the Google Assistant. Ever since hooking this soundbar up I have made Google play music for me and work with my TV. This gadget has made our life just a little easier and sound better than ever. I truly believe this is one of the best soundbars out there today and so happy I made the purchase. I received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

LG SL8YG Initial Review

Gzuzlivz1 8/20/2019

We were excited to add the LG SL8YG soundbar to our home theater as it provides Dolby Atmos along with DTS:X options that our previous setup did not offer. After receiving the new soundbar we found the packaging to be well thought out and it provided ample protection for the contents. Initial thoughts on the hardware immediately after unpacking was that the soundbar itself seemed solidly built with a nice metallic finish however the subwoofer provided me with some doubts due to it being very lightweight. Install was straightforward and I found the HDMI ports to be easily accessible. PROS: -Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support -Build quality on soundbar only -Easily programmed to accept volume controls from other brands remotes -Designed to use the factory remote LG Speaker phone app or Google Home app -Sound clarity on high resolution audio -Subwoofer bass quality outperformed my expectations -HDMI ARC capability works well CONS: -Only one HDMI input -Overhead top speakers lose the directional aspect a few feet away from the soundbar -Factory remote seems very counterintuitive for a non-techie -Standard sound setting requires a much higher volume vs. others -No clear method of checking for firmware updates -Consistent audio syncing issues that the delay settings dont resolve Overall we are very happy with our decision and after some demonstrations with some friends they are in agreeance. The benefits of having Dolby Atmos and DTS:X for our home is important as we were early adopters of 4k TV and UHD Blu-Ray. Please note: we received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion and review.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great sound

mthobe 8/20/2019

I really like the amazing sound provided but my new LG SL8YG SoundBar. The sound is phenomenal from this SoundBar. The bass response supplied by the subwoofer is very tight and punchy with a nice full round low end. The highs are crisp and present - giving voices and dialogue a nice light tone while keeping them clear and focused. I also love the style of the SoundBar as its looks terrific with my LG TV. I looking forward to trying the wireless rear speaker option - I have high hopes for how even better this system will sound I received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Sounding Good

Power264 8/20/2019

My husband and I were so excited to get the opportunity to try out the new LG Sound Bar - LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology amp Dolby Atmos. We recently got a smart tv so a good quality sound bar was definitely a must have. This LG Sound Bar has great quality and is very clear. It is very stylish and fits will on our stand directly in front of our tv. The movie sound is good and the kids told me they can hear their shows and movies better. They ask how I made the sound better. It was easy to connect to our TV and set up. The price is reasonable for the quality of this sound bar. We would definitely recommend this sound bar and brand to friends and family. I received this product at a discounted price in return for my honest opinion.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

The Great LG Soundbar

MrRoRo 8/20/2019

I want to start this review by thanking the insiders team for letting me purchase the LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology amp Dolby Atmos at a discounted rate. I have really enjoyed using the speaker for various reason picking music for my wedding family event personal enjoyment and to watch TV and movies. I have had great experiences with the speaker but I also have had one issue with the speaker. The issue is when turning the TV in the morning the speaker goes to full volume and doesnt reset unless it is unplugged. Besides that small issue I really enjoy the speaker. The sound bar works very see well with other devises such as phones laptops apple TV and gaming consoles. The subwoofer works very well and the connection was very easy. The only thing is that for the size I would expect more power than it has. Over all I really enjoy the LG Soundbar. I want to thank LG and the insiders team for this great opportunity.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

The LG SL8YG is very nice

Willliam 8/13/2019

I got this to go with my new 65 inch OLED LG tv on the recommmendation of the salesman. It is way better than the built-in sound on the TV itself. Its also simple to set up. And its less confusing to use than an AV receiver. Also less clutter and wires. I bought the back speakers also. I have to say the bass is not as soft and forceful as I can get from my existing very big heavy subwoofer. But as I say its easier for us to use. I find that the effect is WAY more pronounced when you select Movie using the soundbars remote. That causes the sound to kind of spray around that corner of the room. Movies with Atmos take over the sound bar kind of like HDR takes over the TV so the movie setting is not available then. It makes music from Pandora played through the sound bar using Google much fuller when set to the Movie setting that is. The music and default settings are OK though. I wish it had a headphone jack though the TV has one. I have a 20 foot ceiling so I think Im not getting the full overhead effect from the upfiring speakers.
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

The LG SL8YG offers great phonics

OCTOGONPC 7/24/2019

When you are a kid at Christmas time you look forward to unboxing or unwrapping your presents. Thats the feeling you get when you open up this sound bar set It comes with high anticipation excitement and a little intimidation. I am happy to report that it easily met expectations and wasnt as scary as originally feared to set up. The one thing I looked forward to testing was the Dolby Atmos functionality and I quickly learned that not all of my movies were in Atmos but mostly Dolby Digital or DTS-X which I was unaware of because the display would only show if it was in Atmos and not the other audio formats. That was the 1st of a couple of misses. The other includes that even though this has HDMI ARC I experienced a lack of communication with my LG UHD Player through the sound bar utilizing the included HDMI Passthrough port to another branded TV. The good news is these items should be able to be addressed with a firmware update maybe better cables or when its connected to a LG UHDTV we will see. Now on to the Good Stuff The embedded Google Assistant is eager to serve and often beat out my phone to reply even from the upstairs area of my home. The audio features can easily be contoured to your own tastes and comes with other pre-configured settings Bass Blast is my favorite. And when you configure your system through Google Home you can even stream from some of your favorite music services and control your configured smart home devices with your voice. And did I mention it sounds GR8? I especially love listening to music through the system. And finally back to the reason I purchased the system... Dolby Atmos I like the 3.1.2 setup but soon realized the absence of the two rear speakers could be felt. The good news is that can be remedied with acquiring the compatible wireless speaker set though I wish it was a sound bar instead of individual speakers but I digress. All that stated should you choose the LG SL8YG I am sure you wont regret it however for the full theater experience you should consider getting the rear speakers as well
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

Vivian_TX 7/24/2019

I just got my SL8Y sound bar from LG. I bought it to go along with my 86 TV. Ive also been using it with Spotify and the smart features from Google. I got to say Im very impressed by the sound quality and the sheer power that this sound bar packs I compared the sound quality of this sound bar to my speaker from another brand -one famous for their noise-cancelling headphones - so the bar was set very high. The sound is absolutely at the same level. It is no doubt better than other sound bars Ive tried. The bass sounds are full and the equalizer presets i.e. the one for movies highlight the vocals over the background music making it easy to follow the dialog. In comparison with other sound bars that Ive tried the LG SL8Y is clearly superior. For a smaller room the surround effect is more than enough. If you have a larger room I recommend adding the two available wireless speakers to get the actual cinematic experience. Also the fact that the sound bar doubles as a Google assistant is awesome. I removed my old Google mini and use this instead. I control my lights the A/C and my music just by speaking to the sound bar. How cool is that? I received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion and I guarantee that my comments are factual and unbiased.
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

Had me at the first note

George19471965 7/21/2019

When my salesman at Best Buy turned on my SL8YG Sound Bar I was sold. I seriously believe my ear to ear smile was still on my face while walking to my car after paying for my new LG TV and the SL8YG Sound Bar. It has enhanced my viewing pleasure beyond my expectation - which BTW was set very very high.
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

Great Soundbar

deltajimi 6/17/2019

Very good soundbar. This soundbar packs 440 total watts for the price. Not many bars do this for this price tag. Just keep in mind to place your internet modem at least 4 feet away and/or change the Wi-Fi channel youre on to not impede the connectivity between the sub and bar. Or better yet hook up all stationary devices nearby ex: Apple TV to an ethernet connection so it doesnt disrupt the wireless connection at all. Youll get better internet performance anyway. This soundbar is placed in my living room condo with high ceilings and it packs a punch To add to that punch get the wireless rear speakers to add to the sounds fulfillment
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
1 Stars

System is horrible

SEA Dog 6/10/2019

Just bought a 65 inch C9 OLED and wanted better sound... this product is not it. It sounds horrible - plastic and tinny sounding. Further the installation instructions are poor at best - felt like I was playing a game of Pictionairy - nothing but hieroglyphics to try to decipher. Once connected there was no directions to help me understand how to tune the system - cant control the bass treble center channel... just clicking buttons randomly with nothing working correctly... overall booo - will be returning product to Best Buy.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

Great Sound

LVerhoff 6/3/2019

I own several large LG products from large to small I really cant say enough good things about LG. Naturally when it came time to upgrade my sound bar it was a no brainier on which brand to go with. Im loving my LG SL8YG sound bar it has a lot of amazing features like bluetooth built in Google Assistant and you can really hear the high quality sound and pairs great with LG 75 Nano Cell ultra-premium LED TV for the ultimate entertainment experience.
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
4 Stars

It sounds great but...

Colin05 5/28/2019

Like I said it sounds great but the subwoofer is wireless and it keeps cutting out which ruins the movie experience. Also the 4k passthrough will not allow dolby vision to passthrough to the tv only hdr10 I the C8 and a Xbox one x and they both support dolby vision my xbox even tells me my tv supports dolby vision well its connected to the soundbar but it wont display dolby vision only hdr 10. I hope theres a firmware update that adresses this in the future.
Originally posted on lg.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
3 Stars

Sounds good but has function problems

Boomer1700 5/14/2019

This Sound Bar sounds really good. However it does have an issue working with my Tv which is an LG C9. I would think they would have tested it with this TV. The TV controls the Sound Bar and turns it on and off thru out the day. However something occurs overnight which causes the Sound Bar to malfunction. The TV will not power on the Sound Bar every morning without fail. You must manually power on the Sound Bar the first time the next day it is powered on. I have talked with numerous LG techs over the past 2 weeks and have had no success in getting this resolved.
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

Easy set up

johns1 5/8/2019

Im very happy that we purchased this sound bar and will be purchasing the wireless rear speakrs that go with it.
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value

 
5 Stars

GREAT SOUNDS

Eddie Pain 5/2/2019

I was fortunate enough to experience this at my local best buy and let me tell you it was so good that I bought it right then and there. I was sold on the Dolby Atmos way and now I cant go back
Originally posted on lg.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

Features

 

Quality

 

Value