LG SL5Y vs Yamaha YAS-209

SL5Y vs YAS-209 comparison chart

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Rating 5 5
LG SL5Y

Jan 24, 2020

Over the course of the 2019 LG created a series of seven models to meet the needs of users with different budgets. In our LG SL5Y review, we will consider the second model from below (in the list of 2...

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Yamaha YAS-209

Jan 24, 2020

The Yamaha YAS-209 soundbar was released in 2017. Yamaha YAS-209 is an updated version of the soundbar YAS-207, providing surround sound technology DTS Virtual:X. See Yamaha YAS-209 specs in this com...

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Common

Product

LG SL5Y
Yamaha YAS-209

Model

SL5Y
YAS-209

Brand

LG
Yamaha

Reviews

379
769

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, function
power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)
200

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

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
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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 Virtual:X
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 5.5 x 8.6/35. x 2.2 x 3.4
93 x 6.2 x 10.9/36.6 x 2.5 x 4.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.3/5.2
2.7/6

Other

Release year

2019
2019
LG SL5Y
Yamaha YAS-209
LG SL5Y
Yamaha YAS-209

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 6.4
  • 5LG SL5Y
  • 6.4Yamaha YAS-209