The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - LG SN11RG vs Yamaha YAS-108 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SN11RG has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 versus 6.2 for YAS-108. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, 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 LG SN11RG has 7.1.4 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha YAS-108. The output power is different and equal to 770 (overall) W for the SN11RG versus 120 W for the YAS-108. Only the Yamaha YAS-108 has a built-in subwoofer. The SN11RG has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the YAS-108 - wired and wireless. The LG SN11RG got our rating of 9 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.
Only the LG SN11RG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG SN11RG has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Yamaha YAS-108. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SN11RG received a rating of 9/10 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.
Only the SN11RG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SN11RG. For multichannel surround LG SN11RG got a rating of 10, and Yamaha YAS-108 5 out of 10.