Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One review

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Yamaha YSP-2700
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Polk Audio MagniFi One

In this article, we will talk about Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One comparison. The Yamaha YSP-2700 was rated 7.6, while the Polk Audio MagniFi One has a rating 4.7. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700 and power, volume down, volume up, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth for the MagniFi One.

Audio features

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 MagniFi One has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 107 (overall) versus 240 (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 9 out of 10 received the Yamaha YSP-2700 for audio features and specs, but the Polk Audio MagniFi One received 6 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The YSP-2700 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YSP-2700. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YSP-2700. We rated the connectivity of the YSP-2700 at 9 out of 10, while the MagniFi One was rated 5/10.

Features

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.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YSP-2700 or MagniFi One. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over Polk Audio MagniFi One

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
Polk Audio MagniFi One
4.7
8
4
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-2700
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Model

YSP-2700
MagniFi One

Brand

Yamaha
Polk Audio

Reviews

27
207

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, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

107 (overall)
240 (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
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
1/0

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
88.1 x 5 x 8.3/34.7 x 2 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
Yamaha YSP-2700
Polk Audio MagniFi One
Yamaha YSP-2700
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 4.7
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700
  • 4.7Polk Audio MagniFi One

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