Yamaha ATS-1070 vs LG SL9YG review

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Yamaha ATS-1070
vs
LG SL9YG

It makes sense comparing Yamaha ATS-1070 vs LG SL9YG because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, ATS-1070 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7.4 for SL9YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power and power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha ATS-1070 has 2.0 versus 4.1.2 for the LG SL9YG. The output power is different and equal to 60 W for the ATS-1070 versus 500 (overall) W for the SL9YG. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha ATS-1070 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SL9YG 8 for its audio features and specs. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the LG SL9YG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha ATS-1070 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG SL9YG. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the ATS-1070 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SL9YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the SL9YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SL9YG. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Yamaha ATS-1070 got a rating of 4, and LG SL9YG 7 out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha ATS-1070 over LG SL9YG

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Amazon Music compatible

Advantages LG SL9YG over Yamaha ATS-1070

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

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Common

Product

Yamaha ATS-1070
LG SL9YG

Model

ATS-1070
SL9YG

Brand

Yamaha
LG

Reviews

0
25

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, play/pause, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
4.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60
500 (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
Tuneln, Deezer Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

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
121 x 5.5 x 14.4/48 x 2.2 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.5
6.3/13.9
Yamaha ATS-1070
LG SL9YG
Yamaha ATS-1070
LG SL9YG

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7.4
  • 6Yamaha ATS-1070
  • 7.4LG SL9YG

The LG SL9YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL9YG price