In this article, we will talk about Sonos Playbar vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The Sonos Playbar was rated 4.5, while the Yamaha YSP-2700 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, play/pause, volume up, volume down for the Playbar and power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Playbar has 3.0 and YSP-2700 has 7.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sonos Playbar for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 received 9 out of 10.
The Sonos Playbar is equipped with AirPlay 2, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 has AirPlay on board. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the YSP-2700. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YSP-2700. We rated the connectivity of the Playbar at 3 out of 10, while the YSP-2700 was rated 9/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Yamaha YSP-2700 equipped with a microphone. The Yamaha YSP-2700 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Playbar or YSP-2700. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price