In this article, we will talk about Bose Soundbar 500 vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The Bose Soundbar 500 was rated 7, while the Yamaha YSP-2700 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone for the Soundbar 500 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 Soundbar 500 has 3.0 and YSP-2700 has 7.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Bose Soundbar 500 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 received 9 out of 10.
The Bose Soundbar 500 is equipped with AirPlay 2, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 has AirPlay on board. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. 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 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose Soundbar 500 versus 3/1 HDMIs in the Yamaha YSP-2700. As in the Soundbar 500, so in the YSP-2700 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Soundbar 500 at 8 out of 10, while the YSP-2700 was rated 9/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Yamaha YSP-2700 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Soundbar 500. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.
The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price