Yamaha SR-B20A vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Yamaha SR-B20A vs Yamaha ATS-1070 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha SR-B20A
5.4
Yamaha ATS-1070
6,6
6
5

Yamaha SR-B20A vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

Yamaha SR-B20A
vs
Yamaha ATS-1070

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Yamaha SR-B20A vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SR-B20A has a total rating of 5.4 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.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. The output power is different and equal to 120 (overall) W for the SR-B20A 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 support is available on the ATS-1070.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha SR-B20A has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha ATS-1070. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the SR-B20A received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 6 points out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha ATS-1070 over Yamaha SR-B20A

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
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Common

Product

Yamaha SR-B20A
Yamaha ATS-1070

Model

SR-B20A
ATS-1070

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

34
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120 (overall)
120

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

2/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
1

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X
DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

94 x 12.7 x 17.7/37.5 x 5.3 x 7.3
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.1
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Yamaha SR-B20A
Yamaha ATS-1070
Yamaha SR-B20A
Yamaha ATS-1070

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.4
  • 6,6
  • 5.4Yamaha SR-B20A
  • 6,6Yamaha ATS-1070