Yamaha YAS-209 vs Sony HT-ST5000

YAS-209 vs HT-ST5000 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YAS-209
6.4
Sony HT-ST5000
8.6
8
10

Yamaha YAS-209 vs Sony HT-ST5000 review

Yamaha YAS-209
vs
Sony HT-ST5000

In this Side-by-Side comparison we will talk about Yamaha YAS-209 and Sony HT-ST5000. YAS-209 has a total rating of 6.4 out of 10 vs 8.6 out of 10 for HT-ST5000.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-209 over Sony HT-ST5000

  • Amazon Music compatible

Advantages Sony HT-ST5000 over Yamaha YAS-209

  • 7.1.2 vs 2.0 built-in channels
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Common strengths

  • Both soundbars have separate subwoofers in package
  • Spotify compatible
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Both have App control
  • Both have microphones
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Rating 5 5
Yamaha YAS-209

Jan 24, 2020

The Yamaha YAS-209 soundbar was released in 2017. Yamaha YAS-209 is an updated version of the soundbar YAS-207, providing surround sound technology DTS Virtual:X. See Yamaha YAS-209 specs in this com...

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Sony HT-ST5000

Jan 24, 2020

Sony HT-ST5000 is the latest soundbar from this Japanese company, which supports not only high resolution audio, but also the latest Dolby Atmos surround sound standard. Follow this in-depth Sony HT-...

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-209
Sony HT-ST5000

Model

YAS-209
HT-ST5000

Brand

Yamaha
Sony

Reviews

693
173

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, input Bluetooth, music service

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200
800 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz, Chromecast, iHeart

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
3/1

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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
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

93 x 6.2 x 10.9/36.6 x 2.5 x 4.2
117.8 x 7.8 x 14.4/46.4 x 3.1 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6
8.1/18

Other

Release year

2019
2017
Yamaha YAS-209
Sony HT-ST5000
Yamaha YAS-209
Sony HT-ST5000

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.4
  • 8.6
  • 6.4Yamaha YAS-209
  • 8.6Sony HT-ST5000

The Sony HT-ST5000 is better soundbar in this comparison - check Sony HT-ST5000 price.