An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha YAS-207 vs Bose Soundbar 500 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YAS-207 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 7 for Soundbar 500. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power and microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YAS-207 has 2.1 versus 3.0 for the Bose Soundbar 500. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Yamaha YAS-207 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Bose Soundbar 500 6 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Bose Soundbar 500 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. 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 in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the Soundbar 500. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the Soundbar 500 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. 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 Bose Soundbar 500 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 500 price