Sonos Beam vs Yamaha YAS-207 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Beam has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 5 for YAS-207. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause 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 Sonos Beam has 3.0 versus 2.1 for the Yamaha YAS-207. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Sonos Beam got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-207 7 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YAS-207.
Only the Sonos Beam can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. Only the YAS-207 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). 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 in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the Beam. 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. The YAS-207 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround Sonos Beam got a rating of 2, and Yamaha YAS-207 4 out of 10.
The Sonos Beam is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Beam price