Yamaha YAS-109 vs JBL Bar 2.1

YAS-109 vs Bar 2.1 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YAS-109
6.8
JBL Bar 2.1
6
8
8
Votes 4 4
Rating 3.7 3.7
Yamaha YAS-109

Jan 24, 2020

Yamaha has replenished the catalog with the Yamaha YAS-109 soundbar. The model is characterized by a relatively low price and, as the manufacturer claims, high-quality sound. The basic technical Yama...

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JBL Bar 2.1

Jan 31, 2020

The JBL Bar 2.1 Soundbar delivers studio-quality sound, helping you enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows as well as listening to music. Check this JBL Bar 2.1 review for more info and all the JBL B...

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-109
JBL Bar 2.1

Model

YAS-109
Bar 2.1

Brand

Yamaha
JBL

Reviews

766
548

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone
power, volume down, volume up, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120
300 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1
96.5 x 5.8 x 6.8/38 x 2.3 x 2.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.4/7.5
1.9/4.1

Other

Release year

2019
2019
Yamaha YAS-109
JBL Bar 2.1
Yamaha YAS-109
JBL Bar 2.1

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  • 6.8
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  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109
  • 6JBL Bar 2.1