l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Samsung HW-N650. The Yamaha YSP-2700 was rated 7.6, while the Samsung HW-N650 has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700 and volume down, volume up, input, power for the HW-N650.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YSP-2700 has 7.1 and HW-N650 has 5.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 107 (overall) versus 360 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 9 out of 10 received the Yamaha YSP-2700 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-N650 received 7 out of 10.
AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Google Play Music service is only in the HW-N650. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YSP-2700. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YSP-2700 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-N650. As in the YSP-2700, so in the HW-N650 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the YSP-2700 at 9 out of 10, while the HW-N650 was rated 7/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YSP-2700 or HW-N650. 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 YSP-2700 was rated 4/10, while the HW-N650 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price