The Yamaha YAS-109 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Yamaha YAS-109 was rated 6.8, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone for the YAS-109 and microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YAS-109 has 2.0 and Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha YAS-109. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Yamaha YAS-109 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YAS-109 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 300. As in the YAS-109, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YAS-109 or Smart Soundbar 300. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-109 was rated 6/10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.