LG SL9YG vs Yamaha YAS-207 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SL9YG has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 versus 5 for YAS-207. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG SL9YG has 4.1.2 versus 2.1 for the Yamaha YAS-207. The output power is different and equal to 500 (overall) W for the SL9YG versus 100 W for the YAS-207. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The LG SL9YG got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-207 7 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SL9YG supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the LG SL9YG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG SL9YG has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha YAS-207. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the SL9YG received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SL9YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the SL9YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SL9YG. The YAS-207 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround LG SL9YG got a rating of 7, and Yamaha YAS-207 4 out of 10.
The LG SL9YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL9YG price