Yamaha SR-B20A vs Sony HT-ST5000

SR-B20A vs HT-ST5000 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha SR-B20A
5.4
Sony HT-ST5000
8.6
6
10
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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 SR-B20A
Sony HT-ST5000

Model

SR-B20A
HT-ST5000

Brand

Yamaha
Sony

Reviews

34
173

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
power, volume down, volume up, input Bluetooth, music service

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120 (overall)
800 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired
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)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/1
3/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

2/0
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

1
0

Features

Voice control

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 Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

94 x 12.7 x 17.7/37.5 x 5.3 x 7.3
117.8 x 7.8 x 14.4/46.4 x 3.1 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.1
8.1/18

Other

Release year

2020
2017
Yamaha SR-B20A
Sony HT-ST5000
Yamaha SR-B20A
Sony HT-ST5000

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.4
  • 8.6
  • 5.4Yamaha SR-B20A
  • 8.6Sony HT-ST5000