Samsung HW-Q90R vs Yamaha YSP-2700

HW-Q90R vs YSP-2700 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q90R
8.2
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
10
10

Samsung HW-Q90R vs Yamaha YSP-2700 review

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Samsung HW-Q90R review

Comparing these units I have to note that Samsung has 7.1.4 channels vs 7.1 from Yamaha. Concerning power the first one has 512W against 107W. On the front panel there are six woofers and three tweeters, large speakers are located on both sides, plus two more of the previously mentioned speakers in the upper part. Wireless rear speakers in terms of sound have some advantages. An elegant narrow remote control is supplied with the soundbar, which is very similar to the remote control for Samsung TVs. It is beautiful, well thought out and lies comfortably in the hand. The soundbar display is minimalistic. Samsung HW-Q90R

Yamaha YSP-2700 review

This model has three inputs and one HDMI output, and supports end-to-end transmission of super-high definition video in 4K / 60p format. HDCP2.2 digital video copy protection technology is also supported. This expands the possibilities of using the system and is designed for the future. The Compressed Music Enhancer feature restores frequencies lost during digital signal compression. As a result, the music will always sound as it should. Optimized for Bluetooth wireless audio transmission. Depending on the input signal, you can turn this function on or off using the remote control. Yamaha YSP-2700

Samsung HW-Q90R pros & cons

Pros

  • Separate rear speakers, speakers up
  • Thanks to tuning from the Harman Kardon HW-Q90R even sounds good with music

Cons

  • The optimal placement of the rear speakers requires selection
  • Limited audio streaming capabilities

Yamaha YSP-2700 pros & cons

Pros

  • This sound bar (a sound projector rather) is a perfect compromise between sound quality, ergonomics, and style
  • The wireless sub does a good job of handling special effects and can bring some rumble

Cons

  • Obviously it isn't a component system with standalone speakers

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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q90R
Yamaha YSP-2700

Model

HW-Q90R
YSP-2700

Brand

Samsung
Yamaha

Reviews

1662
27

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, source
power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.4
7.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

512 (overall)
107 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

2/1
3/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround
DTS HD

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

122.4 x 8.1 x 13.4/48.2 x 3.2 x 5.3
94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6

Weight, kg/pounds

8.7/19.4
3.9/8.7

Other

Release year

2019
2016
Samsung HW-Q90R
Yamaha YSP-2700
Samsung HW-Q90R
Yamaha YSP-2700

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