An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Bose Solo 5 vs Yamaha SR-C20A comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Solo 5 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 5 for SR-C20A.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Only the Yamaha SR-C20A has a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Solo 5 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Yamaha SR-C20A 6 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the SR-C20A supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Solo 5 received a rating of 3/10 versus 7/10, 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. For multichannel surround Bose Solo 5 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha SR-C20A 5 out of 10.