An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha YAS-109 vs Yamaha SR-C20A comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YAS-109 has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 5 for SR-C20A. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone and volume down, volume up, power, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. The output power is different and equal to 120 W for the YAS-109 versus 100 (overall) W for the SR-C20A. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the YAS-109.
Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YAS-109 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 0/1 of the Yamaha SR-C20A. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the YAS-109 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-109. 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 Yamaha YAS-109 got a rating of 6, and Yamaha SR-C20A 5 out of 10.