The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Vizio V21-H8 vs Yamaha YAS-108 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, V21-H8 has a total rating of 5.5 out of 10 versus 6.2 for YAS-108. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth 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 Vizio V21-H8 has 2.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha YAS-108. Only the Yamaha YAS-108 has a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Vizio V21-H8 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. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Vizio V21-H8 has 0/1 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 V21-H8 received a rating of 6/10 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.
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.