LG SL9YG vs Yamaha YAS-207 review

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Rating 5 5
LG SL9YG
vs
Yamaha YAS-207

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.

Audio features

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.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SL9YG supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

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.

Multichannel surround

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.

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Common

Product

LG SL9YG
Yamaha YAS-207

Model

SL9YG
YAS-207

Brand

LG
Yamaha

Reviews

254
1186

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

4.1.2
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

500 (overall)
100

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

Tuneln, Deezer Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

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

121 x 5.5 x 14.4/48 x 2.2 x 5.7
92.9 x 5.8 x 10.9/36.6 x 2.3 x 10.6

Weight, kg/pounds

6.3/13.9
2.7/6.1
LG SL9YG
Yamaha YAS-207
LG SL9YG
Yamaha YAS-207

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.4
  • 5
  • 7.4LG SL9YG
  • 5Yamaha YAS-207

The LG SL9YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL9YG price