If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Sony HT-S350 vs Yamaha SR-B20A comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Sony HT-S350 was rated 5, while the Yamaha SR-B20A has a rating 5.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV for the HT-S350 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the SR-B20A.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 320 (overall) versus 120 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha SR-B20A. An external subwoofer connects to the HT-S350 via wireless, but SR-B20A has wired connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sony HT-S350 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha SR-B20A received 6 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the HT-S350, so in the SR-B20A there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the HT-S350 at 6 out of 10, while the SR-B20A was rated 7/10.
The manufacturer of the SR-B20A provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HT-S350 or SR-B20A. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The HT-S350 was rated 4/10, while the SR-B20A received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.