It makes sense comparing Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Akixno SR210 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, MusicCast BAR 400 has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 versus 4 for SR210. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, mute and power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for the Akixno SR210. The output power is different and equal to 200 (overall) W for the MusicCast BAR 400 versus 20 W for the SR210. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Akixno SR210 5 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the MusicCast BAR 400.
Only the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the MusicCast BAR 400 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the MusicCast BAR 400 received a rating of 8/10 versus 4/10, respectively. Compared soundbars have no app control. A built-in microphone is present only on the MusicCast BAR 400. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.