Yamaha YAS-207 vs Yamaha YAS-107 review

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Rating 5 5
Yamaha YAS-207
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Yamaha YAS-107

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Yamaha YAS-207 vs Yamaha YAS-107 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Yamaha YAS-207 was rated 5, while the Yamaha YAS-107 has a rating 6.2. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - input, mute, volume down, volume up, power.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YAS-207 has 2.1 and YAS-107 has 2.0. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 versus 60 according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha YAS-107. An external subwoofer connects to the YAS-207 via wireless, but YAS-107 has wired connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking. Google Play Music service is only in the YAS-107. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the YAS-207, so in the YAS-107 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 6/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the 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 YAS-107. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology included in each soundbar in this review. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-207
Yamaha YAS-107

Model

YAS-207
YAS-107

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

1186
706

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
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100
60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

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
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6.1
3.1/7.5
Yamaha YAS-207
Yamaha YAS-107
Yamaha YAS-207
Yamaha YAS-107

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 6.2
  • 5Yamaha YAS-207
  • 6.2Yamaha YAS-107

The Yamaha YAS-107 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-107 price