When reviewing Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Bose Soundbar 700, it’s hard not to notice that these sound systems significantly differ by their features. However, these products are both quite versatile in terms of connectivity: they can offer wireless WI-FI and Bluetooth connections.
The HDMI/HDMI ARC and optical digital inputs are presented in both models. Although, they have differences in this aspect: Yamaha’s model is able to offer more connection possibilities. To be precise, it also has digital and analog inputs, and a USB port.
The Yamaha YSP-5600 appears to be a better option for those who like powerful bass, as it has a built-in subwoofer. However, you can easily connect an external sub to Bose’s soundbar, as it has the possibility of both wired and wireless separate subwoofer connections.
If we compare the number of supported streaming services, it will become obvious that both of the models can give you a large choice: Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, and Deezer.
Testing control possibilities, it worth noting that both of tested products can be controlled through the mobile app or a universal remote control. The Bose Soundbar 700 is additionally supplied with a built-in voice assistant (Alexa).
Unlike the Bose Soundbar 700, the Yamaha YSP-5600 supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. offering high-quality 3D immersive sound.
If we juxtapose Bose Soundbar 700 vs Yamaha YSP-5600 in terms of their appearance, it’ll become clear that Bose’s model is more subtle, so suits better for placing right in front of a TV. Although both of the models are wall-mountable.
The physical dimensions of the compared products differ greatly. The Yamaha YSP-5600 appears to be much bulkier versus Bose’s model. Having 8.5 x 36 x 4.8 inches in size, it weighs 25.8 lbs. The Bose Soundbar 700, in its turn, is much more compact, weighing 10.5 lbs, while having 5.6 x 97.8 x 10.6 inches of size dimensions.
|Specification||Bose Soundbar 700||Yamaha YSP-5600|
|Optical Digital Input/output||1||1|
|Analog Audio Input/output (rca)||1/0|
|Coaxial Digital Input/output||1/0|
|Supported Channel Quantity||5.1||7.2.2|
|Separate Speaker Connections||wireless|
|Separate Speaker (in Package)|
|Google Play Music|
|Apple Music (airplay)|
|Other Streaming Services||Tuneln, Deezer||Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer|
|Size (h X W X D), Cm/in||2.2 x 38.5 x 4.2/5.6 x 97.8 x 10.6||20.3 x 91.4 x 10.2/8.5 x 36 x 4.8|
|Soundbar Buttons||action button, microphone button||input, volume down, volume up, power|
|Connection To Source||wired, wireless||wired, wireless|
|Placement Type||table-top, wall-mountable||table-top, wall-mountable|
|Separate Subwoofer Connections||wired, wireless|
|Separate Subwoofer (in Package)|