Yamaha YAS-207 vs Samsung HW-S40T review

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Yamaha YAS-207 vs Samsung HW-S40T review

Yamaha YAS-207
vs
Samsung HW-S40T

The Yamaha YAS-207 vs Samsung HW-S40T comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YAS-207 has a total rating of 5,4 out of 10 versus 5 for HW-S40T. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power and volume down, volume up, power, source, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YAS-207 has 2.1 versus 2.0 for the Samsung HW-S40T. The output power is different and equal to 200 W for the YAS-207 versus 100 W for the HW-S40T. Only the Samsung HW-S40T has a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha YAS-207 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-S40T 6 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the YAS-207.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. Only the YAS-207 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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-207 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-S40T 5 out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-207 over Samsung HW-S40T

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Spotify support
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support

Advantages Samsung HW-S40T over Yamaha YAS-207

  • Built-in subwoofer
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-207
Samsung HW-S40T

Model

YAS-207
HW-S40T

Brand

Yamaha
Samsung

Reviews

2129
160

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
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200
100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

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
1/0

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 Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
has not

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
66 x 5 x 11.4/26.8 x 2.7 x 4.5

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6.1
1.8/4.2

Other

Release year

2017
2020
Yamaha YAS-207
Samsung HW-S40T
Yamaha YAS-207
Samsung HW-S40T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5,4
  • 5
  • 5,4Yamaha YAS-207
  • 5Samsung HW-S40T

The Yamaha YAS-207 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-207 price

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