An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so KEF HTF7003 vs Yamaha YAS-109 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HTF7003 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 7 for YAS-109.
The KEF HTF7003 has the passive amplification type, the Yamaha YAS-109 - active. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the KEF HTF7003 has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha YAS-109. The output power is different and equal to 100 W for the HTF7003 versus 60 W for the YAS-109. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The KEF HTF7003 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-109 7 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YAS-109.
Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the YAS-109 has Bluetooth support. Only the YAS-109 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the HTF7003 received a rating of 4/10 versus 9/10, respectively. App control is available for the YAS-109. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-109. 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-109 supports DTS Virtual:X.
The Yamaha YAS-109 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-109 price