Yamaha YAS-207 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Yamaha YAS-207 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YAS-207
5,4
Samsung HW-Q60T
5.5
5
6

Yamaha YAS-207 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Yamaha YAS-207
vs
Samsung HW-Q60T

The Yamaha YAS-207 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Yamaha YAS-207 was rated 5,4, while the Samsung HW-Q60T has a rating 5.5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-207 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q60T.

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 HW-Q60T has 5.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 200 versus 360 (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 Samsung HW-Q60T. As in the YAS-207, so in the HW-Q60T there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the YAS-207 at 6 out of 10, while the HW-Q60T was rated 7/10.

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 support is not implemented in either the YAS-207 or HW-Q60T. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-207 was rated 4/10, while the HW-Q60T received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-207 over Samsung HW-Q60T

  • Spotify support
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-207
Samsung HW-Q60T

Model

YAS-207
HW-Q60T

Brand

Yamaha
Samsung

Reviews

2129
664

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
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200
360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

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

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

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
96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.3 x 4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6.1
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2017
2020
Yamaha YAS-207
Samsung HW-Q60T
Yamaha YAS-207
Samsung HW-Q60T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5,4
  • 5.5
  • 5,4Yamaha YAS-207
  • 5.5Samsung HW-Q60T

The Samsung HW-Q60T is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q60T price

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