An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha YAS-108 vs Yamaha YAS-109 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YAS-108 has a total rating of 5.8 out of 10 versus 7 for YAS-109. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power and power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.0. The output power is different and equal to 120 W for the YAS-108 versus 60 W for the YAS-109. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the YAS-108 received a rating of 7/10 versus 9/10, respectively.
Both models support voice control using Amazon Alexa. 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. DTS Virtual:X supports both devices. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.
The Yamaha YAS-109 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-109 price