The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - LG SNC4R vs Yamaha YAS-108 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SNC4R has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 versus 6.2 for YAS-108. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function 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 SNC4R has 4.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha YAS-108. The output power is different and equal to 420 (overall) W for the SNC4R versus 120 W for the YAS-108. Only the Yamaha YAS-108 has a built-in subwoofer. The SNC4R has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the YAS-108 - wired and wireless. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their 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. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YAS-108 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SNC4R received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. 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, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.