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-209 vs Bose TV Speaker comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Yamaha YAS-209 was rated 6.4, while the Bose TV Speaker has a rating 5.
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 TV Speaker 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 TV Speaker has wired connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Yamaha YAS-209 for audio features and specs, but the Bose TV Speaker received 5 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The YAS-209 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YAS-209. 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 TV Speaker. As in the YAS-209, so in the TV Speaker there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 7/10. The manufacturer of the YAS-209 provides a device control application. The Yamaha YAS-209 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-209 or TV Speaker. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-209 was rated 6/10, while the TV Speaker received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.
The Yamaha YAS-209 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-209 price