If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Yamaha YAS-207 vs ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Yamaha YAS-207 was rated 5,4, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-207 and power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YAS-207 has 2.1 and SB380 has 3.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 200 versus 45 according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Yamaha YAS-207 for audio features and specs, but the ZVOX SB380 received 6 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The YAS-207 can play audio from Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the YAS-207. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YAS-207. Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the YAS-207 at 6 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10.
The manufacturer of the YAS-207 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YAS-207 or SB380. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.