An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Sony HT-S350 vs Yamaha YSP-5600 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HT-S350 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 8 for YSP-5600. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV and input, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-S350 has 2.1 versus 7.1.2 for the Yamaha YSP-5600. The output power is different and equal to 85 W for the HT-S350 versus 90 W for the YSP-5600. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Only the YSP-5600 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YSP-5600.
Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-S350 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 of the Yamaha YSP-5600. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the HT-S350 received a rating of 5/10 versus 9/10, respectively.
App control is available for the YSP-5600. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-5600. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-5600.
Only the YSP-5600 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Sony HT-S350 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha YSP-5600 7 out of 10.
The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price