Yamaha YSP-2700 vs VIZIO SB2821-D6 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Yamaha YSP-2700
vs
VIZIO SB2821-D6

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Yamaha YSP-2700 vs VIZIO SB2821-D6 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Yamaha YSP-2700 was rated 7.6, while the VIZIO SB2821-D6 has a rating 4.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700 and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB2821-D6.

Audio features

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 SB2821-D6 has 2.1. 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 VIZIO SB2821-D6 received 6 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The YSP-2700 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YSP-2700. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YSP-2700. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the YSP-2700 at 9 out of 10, while the SB2821-D6 was rated 5/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the YSP-2700 provides a device control application. The Yamaha YSP-2700 equipped with a microphone. The Yamaha YSP-2700 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YSP-2700 or SB2821-D6. 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 SB2821-D6 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
VIZIO SB2821-D6
4.4
8
4
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-2700
VIZIO SB2821-D6

Model

YSP-2700
SB2821-D6

Brand

Yamaha
VIZIO

Reviews

25
1811

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, mute, connect
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

107 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM
TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

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

94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6
28 x 3 x 3/71.1 x 7.6 x 7.6

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
1.3/3.8
Yamaha YSP-2700
VIZIO SB2821-D6
Yamaha YSP-2700
VIZIO SB2821-D6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 4.4
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700
  • 4.4VIZIO SB2821-D6

The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price