Bose Soundbar 700 vs Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

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Bose Soundbar 700 review

Let’s see what Bose Soundbar 700 vs Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 can produce. Bose has 3.0 channels while Yamaha boasts 5.1 configuration. Input rating is 65W. With its glass panel, metal grill, clean lines and sophisticated finishes, the BOSE Soundbar 700 is just as beautiful on the outside as on the inside. Place the soundbar on the TV stand or gently mount it on the wall. In any case, it is pleasant to the eyes and hearing. With Amazon Alexa's virtual assistant built into the BOSE Soundbar 700, you can use your voice commands to control music from various sources. Bose Soundbar 700

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 review

Yamaha MusicCast Bar 400 is equipped with HDMI input and output with support for 4K / HDR10 / HLG, as well as optical and analog inputs. The soundbar also has Bluetooth. Support for playing music from network drives, as well as on-line services provided by MusicCast, is possible both via Ethernet and Wi-Fi. It is possible to play both Lossless and High resolution formats, which many music lovers will surely appreciate. It’s very convenient to control the soundbar using a proprietary mobile application. Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Bose Soundbar 700 pros & cons

Pros

  • Immersive Theater quality, room filling sound that is clear and loud without feeling loud
  • I was also able to program the universal remote to my devices fairly easily

Cons

  • The app is buggy, I had to restart it several times

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 pros & cons

Pros

  • This is a cleverly crafted 2.1-channel combination that delivers impressive performance with movies and music
  • MusicCast is a great addition with an effective remote application and the ability to create a multiroom system
  • You can even add rear channels using MusicCast speakers

Cons

  • The lack of lossless support
  • Only one HDMI input is disappointing

Votes 5 5
Rating 4.6 4.6

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Bose Soundbar 700
6.6
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
7.6
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Common

Product

Bose Soundbar 700
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Model

Soundbar 700
MusicCast BAR 400

Brand

Bose
Yamaha

Reviews

344
70

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

action, microphone
power, volume down, volume up, input, mute

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2
AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM
Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

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

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

97.8 x 5.6 x 10.6 /38.5 x 2.2 x 4.2
94.2 x 8.3 x 11/38.6 x 3.3 x 4.3

Weight, kg/pounds

4.5/10.5
2.7/6
Bose Soundbar 700
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Bose Soundbar 700
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.6
  • 6.6Bose Soundbar 700
  • 7.6Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 price