In this article, we will talk about Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Samsung HW-R550 comparison. The Yamaha YSP-2700 was rated 7.6, while the Samsung HW-R550 has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-R550.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YSP-2700 has 7.1 and HW-R550 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 107 (overall) versus 320 (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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking. The YSP-2700 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YSP-2700. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YSP-2700 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-R550. As in the YSP-2700, so in the HW-R550 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the YSP-2700 at 8 out of 10, while the HW-R550 was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the YSP-2700 provides a device control application. The Yamaha YSP-2700 equipped with a microphone. The Yamaha YSP-2700 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YSP-2700 or HW-R550. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YSP-2700 was rated 6/10, while the HW-R550 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.