In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-Q80R vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The Samsung HW-Q80R was rated 8, while the Yamaha YSP-2700 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q80R and power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 and YSP-2700 has 7.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 372 (overall) versus 107 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 8 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q80R for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 received 7 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-Q80R versus 3/1 HDMIs in the Yamaha YSP-2700. As in the HW-Q80R, so in the YSP-2700 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q80R at 7 out of 10, while the YSP-2700 was rated 8/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q80R. The HW-Q80R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q80R was rated 10/10, while the YSP-2700 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.