The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - JBL Bar Studio vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Bar Studio has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, power, source and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.0. The output power is different and equal to 30 W for the Bar Studio versus 120 W for the ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The JBL Bar Studio got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the ATS-1070.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10.
App control is available for the ATS-1070. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround JBL Bar Studio got a rating of 5, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.