The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Bose Soundbar 700 vs Yamaha YAS-108 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Soundbar 700 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 5.8 for YAS-108. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone 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 Bose Soundbar 700 has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha YAS-108. Only the Yamaha YAS-108 has a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Bose Soundbar 700 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-108 7 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Bose Soundbar 700 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose Soundbar 700 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Yamaha YAS-108. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the Soundbar 700 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. 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-108 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround Bose Soundbar 700 got a rating of 2, and Yamaha YAS-108 5 out of 10.
The Bose Soundbar 700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 700 price