The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Samsung HW-LST70T vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HW-LST70T has a total rating of 6.4 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. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-LST70T has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. The output power is different and equal to 210 (overall) W for the HW-LST70T versus 120 W for the ATS-1070. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Samsung HW-LST70T can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. Only the ATS-1070 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-LST70T. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-LST70T.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-LST70T got a rating of 5, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.