The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Bose Soundbar 500 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Soundbar 500 has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone 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 Soundbar 500 has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
The Bose Soundbar 500 has support AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison has AirPlay. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Bose Soundbar 500 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. For connectivity, the Soundbar 500 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 Soundbar 500. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the Soundbar 500 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Soundbar 500 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.