JBL Bar 5.1 vs Yamaha YAS-207 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Bar 5.1 has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 5 for YAS-207. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input 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 JBL Bar 5.1 has 5.1 versus 2.1 for the Yamaha YAS-207. The output power is different and equal to 510 (overall) W for the Bar 5.1 versus 100 W for the YAS-207. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The JBL Bar 5.1 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-207 7 for its audio features and specs. Only the Bar 5.1 supports 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 JBL Bar 5.1 has 3/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha YAS-207. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the Bar 5.1 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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. The YAS-207 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.
The JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 5.1 price