Yamaha YAS-207 vs LG GX review

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Yamaha YAS-207 vs LG GX review

Yamaha YAS-207
vs
LG GX

In this article, we will talk about Yamaha YAS-207 vs LG GX comparison. The Yamaha YAS-207 was rated 5,4, while the LG GX has a rating 6.5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-207 and power, volume down, volume up, function for the GX.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YAS-207 has 2.1 and GX has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 200 versus 420 (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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The YAS-207 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YAS-207 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the LG GX. As in the YAS-207, so in the GX there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the YAS-207 at 6 out of 10, while the GX was rated 8/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the GX. The GX can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The YAS-207 was rated 4/10, while the GX received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-207 over LG GX

  • Spotify support

Advantages LG GX over Yamaha YAS-207

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-207
LG GX

Model

YAS-207
GX

Brand

Yamaha
LG

Reviews

2182
3

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up, power
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200
420 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

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

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

92.9 x 5.8 x 10.9/36.6 x 2.3 x 10.6
142 x 12.7 x 2.5/56.9 x 5.9 x 1.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6.1
4/9

Other

Release year

2017
2020
Yamaha YAS-207
LG GX
Yamaha YAS-207
LG GX

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5,4
  • 6.5
  • 5,4Yamaha YAS-207
  • 6.5LG GX

Yamaha YAS-207 competitors

LG GX competitors