I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung HW-LST70T vs Yamaha YAS-107 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Samsung HW-LST70T was rated 6.4, while the Yamaha YAS-107 has a rating 6.8. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-LST70T and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-107.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-LST70T has 3.0 and YAS-107 has 2.0. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 210 (overall) versus 120 according to devices. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. An external subwoofer connects to the HW-LST70T via wireless, but YAS-107 has wired connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-LST70T for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YAS-107 received 7 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-LST70T. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YAS-107. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 6/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-LST70T equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-LST70T may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-LST70T or YAS-107. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HW-LST70T was rated 5/10, while the YAS-107 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.