If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Yamaha SR-B20A vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Yamaha SR-B20A was rated 5.4, while the Samsung HW-Q70R has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the SR-B20A and power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 120 (overall) versus 330 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha SR-B20A. An external subwoofer connects to the SR-B20A via wired, but HW-Q70R has wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Yamaha SR-B20A for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-Q70R received 7 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HW-Q70R can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q70R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha SR-B20A versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q70R. As in the SR-B20A, so in the HW-Q70R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-Q70R equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q70R may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70R. The HW-Q70R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SR-B20A was rated 6/10, while the HW-Q70R received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.