Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Samsung HW-Q60R review

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Yamaha YSP-2700
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Samsung HW-Q60R

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YSP-2700 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 4.4 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YSP-2700 has 7.1 versus 5.1 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. The output power is different and equal to 107 (overall) W for the YSP-2700 versus 360 (overall) W for the HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Yamaha YSP-2700 got our rating of 9 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q60R 8 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YSP-2700.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YSP-2700 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YSP-2700 has 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Samsung HW-Q60R. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the YSP-2700 received a rating of 9/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the YSP-2700. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-2700. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-2700.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over Samsung HW-Q60R

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
Samsung HW-Q60R
4.4
8
4
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-2700
Samsung HW-Q60R

Model

YSP-2700
HW-Q60R

Brand

Yamaha
Samsung

Reviews

27
1393

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, input, mute, connect
power, volume down, volume up, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

107 (overall)
360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
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)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

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

94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6
110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
3.5/7.9
Yamaha YSP-2700
Samsung HW-Q60R
Yamaha YSP-2700
Samsung HW-Q60R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 4.4
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700
  • 4.4Samsung HW-Q60R

The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price