The Yamaha SR-B20A vs Sony HT-A3000 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SR-B20A has a total rating of 3.8 out of 10 versus 7.6 for HT-A3000.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha SR-B20A has 2.1 versus 3.1 for the Sony HT-A3000. The output power is different and equal to 100 (overall) W for the SR-B20A versus 250 (overall) W for the HT-A3000. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha SR-B20A got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Sony HT-A3000 7 for its audio features and specs.
Spotify support is available on the HT-A3000.
Only the Sony HT-A3000 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SR-B20A received a rating of 4/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the HT-A3000 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-A3000. For multichannel surround Yamaha SR-B20A got a rating of 6, and Sony HT-A3000 10 out of 10.