Yamaha YSP-2700 vs LG SLM4R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YSP-2700 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 5.2 for SLM4R. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect and power, volume down, volume up, function, 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 for the LG SLM4R. The output power is different and equal to 107 (overall) W for the YSP-2700 versus 420 (overall) W for the SLM4R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the YSP-2700.
Only the Yamaha YSP-2700 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YSP-2700 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the YSP-2700 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-2700. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-2700.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Yamaha YSP-2700 got a rating of 6, and LG SLM4R 5 out of 10.