The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Smart Soundbar 300 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone, action 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 Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs.
The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has support AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison has AirPlay. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, the Smart Soundbar 300 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 Smart Soundbar 300. Multi-room is only available for the Bose Smart Soundbar 300.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.