In this article, we will talk about Sony HT-X8500 vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The Sony HT-X8500 was rated 6, while the Yamaha YSP-2700 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the HT-X8500 and power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-X8500 has 2.1 and YSP-2700 has 7.1. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Sony HT-X8500. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Sony HT-X8500 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 received 7 out of 10. The YSP-2700 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YSP-2700. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Sony HT-X8500 versus 3/1 HDMIs in the Yamaha YSP-2700. As in the HT-X8500, so in the YSP-2700 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 8/10. The manufacturer of the YSP-2700 provides a device control application. The Yamaha YSP-2700 equipped with a microphone. The Yamaha YSP-2700 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HT-X8500. The HT-X8500 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HT-X8500 was rated 10/10, while the YSP-2700 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.