The Yamaha YAS-207 vs Sony HT-X8500 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YAS-207 has a total rating of 5,4 out of 10 versus 6 for HT-X8500. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.1. Only the Sony HT-X8500 has a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha YAS-207 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Sony HT-X8500 6 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the YAS-207.
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 Sony HT-X8500. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the YAS-207 received a rating of 6/10 versus 8/10, respectively.
App control is available for the YAS-207. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the HT-X8500 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-X8500. For multichannel surround Yamaha YAS-207 got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-X8500 10 out of 10.
The Sony HT-X8500 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-X8500 price