The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Sony HT-S350 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HT-S350 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-S350 has 2.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. The output power is different and equal to 320 (overall) W for the HT-S350 versus 120 W for the ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The Sony HT-S350 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the ATS-1070.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-S350 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha ATS-1070. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10.
App control is available for the ATS-1070. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Sony HT-S350 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.