The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Sony HT-G700 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HT-G700 has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-G700 has 3.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. The output power is different and equal to 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700 versus 120 W for the ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The Sony HT-G700 got our rating of 7 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. The Sony HT-G700 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha ATS-1070. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the HT-G700 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
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.
Only the HT-G700 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-G700. For multichannel surround Sony HT-G700 got a rating of 10, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.