The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - ZVOX SB380 vs Yamaha YAS-108 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SB380 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 6.2 for YAS-108. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input 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 ZVOX SB380 has 3.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha YAS-108. The output power is different and equal to 45 W for the SB380 versus 120 W for the YAS-108. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. The ZVOX SB380 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-108 7 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the YAS-108.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the YAS-108 has Bluetooth support. Only the YAS-108 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the SB380 received a rating of 4/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the YAS-108. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-108. 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. For multichannel surround ZVOX SB380 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha YAS-108 5 out of 10.