An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Bose Solo 5 vs Yamaha YAS-109 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Solo 5 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 7 for YAS-109.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.0. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Solo 5 got our rating of 5 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. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YAS-109 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Solo 5 received a rating of 3/10 versus 9/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. 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