Yamaha YAS-109 vs LG SN6Y review

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Yamaha YAS-109 vs LG SN6Y comparison chart

Yamaha YAS-109 vs LG SN6Y review

Yamaha YAS-109
vs
LG SN6Y

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha YAS-109 vs LG SN6Y comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YAS-109 has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 6.2 for SN6Y. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone and power, volume down, volume up, function, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YAS-109 has 2.0 versus 3.1 for the LG SN6Y. The output power is different and equal to 120 W for the YAS-109 versus 420 (overall) W for the SN6Y. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The YAS-109 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SN6Y - wireless. The Yamaha YAS-109 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SN6Y 7 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the YAS-109.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. 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 Yamaha YAS-109 got a rating of 6, and LG SN6Y 5 out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-109 over LG SN6Y

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled

Advantages LG SN6Y over Yamaha YAS-109

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-109
LG SN6Y

Model

YAS-109
SN6Y

Brand

Yamaha
LG

Reviews

671
69

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
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120
420 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

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
104 x 5 x 7.6/41.7 x 2.2 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

3.4/7.5
3.1/7.6

Other

Release year

2019
2020
Yamaha YAS-109
LG SN6Y
Yamaha YAS-109
LG SN6Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 6.2
  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109
  • 6.2LG SN6Y

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