Yamaha YAS-109 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

Votes 5 5
Rating 4 4

Yamaha YAS-109 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YAS-109
6.8
Yamaha ATS-1070
6,6
8
5

Yamaha YAS-109 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

Yamaha YAS-109
vs
Yamaha ATS-1070

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Yamaha YAS-109 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, YAS-109 has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.0. The output power is identical and equal to 120 W. 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.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YAS-109 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha ATS-1070. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the YAS-109 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-109. 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 YAS-109 over Yamaha ATS-1070

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-109
Yamaha ATS-1070

Model

YAS-109
ATS-1070

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

766
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120
120

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

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
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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 Virtual:X
DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.4/7.5
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2019
2018
Yamaha YAS-109
Yamaha ATS-1070
Yamaha YAS-109
Yamaha ATS-1070

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6.8
  • 6,6
  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109
  • 6,6Yamaha ATS-1070