The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - KEF HTF7003 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HTF7003 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 6 for ATS-1070.
The KEF HTF7003 has the passive amplification type, the Yamaha ATS-1070 - active. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the KEF HTF7003 has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. The output power is different and equal to 100 W for the HTF7003 versus 60 W for the ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Only the ATS-1070 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the ATS-1070.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the ATS-1070 has Bluetooth support. Only the ATS-1070 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HTF7003 received a rating of 4/10 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.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.
The Yamaha ATS-1070 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha ATS-1070 price