Yamaha YAS-207 vs Yamaha YAS-109 review

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Rating 5 5
Yamaha YAS-207
vs
Yamaha YAS-109

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha YAS-207 vs Yamaha YAS-109 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YAS-207 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 7 for YAS-109. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power and power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone, respectively.

Audio features

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 Yamaha YAS-109. The output power is different and equal to 100 W for the YAS-207 versus 60 W for the YAS-109. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The YAS-207 has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the YAS-109 - wired and wireless. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YAS-207 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Yamaha YAS-109. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the YAS-207 received a rating of 6/10 versus 9/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-109. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X supports both devices. For multichannel surround Yamaha YAS-207 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha YAS-109 5 out of 10.

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-207
Yamaha YAS-109

Model

YAS-207
YAS-109

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

1592
234

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, input, microphone

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, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, 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
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

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)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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
89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6.1
3.4/7.5
Yamaha YAS-207
Yamaha YAS-109
Yamaha YAS-207
Yamaha YAS-109

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 5
  • 7
  • 5Yamaha YAS-207
  • 7Yamaha YAS-109

The Yamaha YAS-109 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-109 price