Yamaha YAS-207 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One review

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Yamaha YAS-207
vs
Polk Audio MagniFi One

In this article, we will talk about Yamaha YAS-207 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One comparison. The Yamaha YAS-207 was rated 5, while the Polk Audio MagniFi One has a rating 4.7. 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, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth for the MagniFi One.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 versus 240 (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. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Yamaha YAS-207 for audio features and specs, but the Polk Audio MagniFi One received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. 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. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YAS-207. Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the YAS-207 at 6 out of 10, while the MagniFi One was rated 5/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the YAS-207 provides a device control 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 MagniFi One. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-207 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-207
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Model

YAS-207
MagniFi One

Brand

Yamaha
Polk Audio

Reviews

1186
168

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, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100
240 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

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 Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

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
88.1 x 5 x 8.3/34.7 x 2 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6.1
Yamaha YAS-207
Polk Audio MagniFi One
Yamaha YAS-207
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 4.7
  • 5Yamaha YAS-207
  • 4.7Polk Audio MagniFi One

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