Yamaha ATS-1070 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One review

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Yamaha ATS-1070
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Polk Audio MagniFi One

In this article, we will talk about Yamaha ATS-1070 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One comparison. The Yamaha ATS-1070 was rated 6, while the Polk Audio MagniFi One has a rating 4.7. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the ATS-1070 and power, volume down, volume up, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth for the MagniFi One.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that ATS-1070 has 2.0 and MagniFi One has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 60 versus 240 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha ATS-1070. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking. Google Play Music service is only in the ATS-1070. The ATS-1070 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the ATS-1070. Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the ATS-1070 at 6 out of 10, while the MagniFi One was rated 5/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the ATS-1070 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the ATS-1070 or MagniFi One. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Yamaha ATS-1070 over Polk Audio MagniFi One

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha ATS-1070
6
Polk Audio MagniFi One
4.7
5
4
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Common

Product

Yamaha ATS-1070
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Model

ATS-1070
MagniFi One

Brand

Yamaha
Polk Audio

Reviews

0
207

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up, power
power, volume down, volume up, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60
240 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1
88.1 x 5 x 8.3/34.7 x 2 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.5
Yamaha ATS-1070
Polk Audio MagniFi One
Yamaha ATS-1070
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 4.7
  • 6Yamaha ATS-1070
  • 4.7Polk Audio MagniFi One

The Yamaha ATS-1070 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha ATS-1070 price