In this article, we will talk about LG SL5Y vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The LG SL5Y was rated 4.5, 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, function for the SL5Y 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 SL5Y has 2.1 and YSP-2700 has 7.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 90 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 LG SL5Y for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 received 9 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. 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 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SL5Y versus 3/1 HDMIs in the Yamaha YSP-2700. As in the SL5Y, 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 SL5Y at 6 out of 10, while the YSP-2700 was rated 9/10.
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 SL5Y or YSP-2700. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SL5Y has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.
The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price