The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Yamaha YAS-207 vs Yamaha YAS-108 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, YAS-207 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 5.8 for YAS-108. The set of control buttons for competitors is the same and is: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YAS-207 has 2.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha YAS-108. The output power is different and equal to 100 W for the YAS-207 versus 120 W for the YAS-108. Only the Yamaha YAS-108 has a built-in subwoofer. The YAS-207 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. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YAS-207 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Yamaha YAS-108. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the YAS-207 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. DTS Virtual:X supports both devices. For multichannel surround Yamaha YAS-207 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha YAS-108 5 out of 10.
The Yamaha YAS-108 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-108 price