It makes sense comparing Yamaha YSP-2700 vs LG SL9YG because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, YSP-2700 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 7.4 for SL9YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect and power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone, respectively.
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 4.1.2 for the LG SL9YG. The output power is different and equal to 107 (overall) W for the YSP-2700 versus 500 (overall) W for the SL9YG. 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 LG SL9YG 8 for its audio features and specs. Only the SL9YG supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
These models have the ability to 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 LG SL9YG. 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 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-2700.
Only the SL9YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SL9YG. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Yamaha YSP-2700 got a rating of 4, and LG SL9YG 7 out of 10.
The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price