If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Bose TV Speaker vs Yamaha SR-B20A comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Bose TV Speaker was rated 5, while the Yamaha SR-B20A has a rating 5.4.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha SR-B20A. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Bose TV Speaker for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha SR-B20A received 6 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose TV Speaker versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Yamaha SR-B20A. As in the TV Speaker, so in the SR-B20A there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 7/10.
The manufacturer of the SR-B20A provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the TV Speaker or SR-B20A. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The TV Speaker was rated 4/10, while the SR-B20A received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.