The Yamaha YAS-209 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Yamaha YAS-209 was rated 6.4, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone for the YAS-209 and microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YAS-209 has 2.0 and Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the YAS-209 via wireless, but Smart Soundbar 300 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Yamaha YAS-209 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YAS-209 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 300. As in the YAS-209, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the YAS-209 at 7 out of 10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 8/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YAS-209 or Smart Soundbar 300. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-209 was rated 6/10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.
The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Smart Soundbar 300 price