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.
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.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the YAS-207.
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.
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.
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.
The Yamaha YAS-207 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-207 price