If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the ZVOX SB380 vs Yamaha YAS-209 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The ZVOX SB380 was rated 4, while the Yamaha YAS-209 has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380 and power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone for the YAS-209.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB380 has 3.1 and YAS-209 has 2.0. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 45 versus 100 according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Rate 6 out of 10 received the ZVOX SB380 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YAS-209 received 7 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The YAS-209 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YAS-209. Bluetooth support integrated in the YAS-209. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YAS-209. We rated the connectivity of the SB380 at 4 out of 10, while the YAS-209 was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the YAS-209 provides a device control application. The Yamaha YAS-209 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 SB380 or YAS-209. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-209 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The SB380 was rated 2/10, while the YAS-209 received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.
The Yamaha YAS-209 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-209 price