The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Sonos Playbar vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Playbar has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: play/pause, volume up, volume down 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 Playbar has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The Sonos Playbar got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs.
The Sonos Playbar has support AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison has AirPlay. Only the ATS-1070 supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Sonos Playbar can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the ATS-1070 has Bluetooth support. Only the ATS-1070 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, the Playbar received a rating of 3/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.
The Yamaha ATS-1070 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha ATS-1070 price