Sonos Playbar vs Yamaha SRT-1500

Full Comparison

General

Sonos PlaybarSonos PlaybarYamaha SRT-1500Yamaha SRT-1500
Number of speakers
3.0
5.1
Type of home cinema package
Soundbar
Soundbar
Number of speaker drivers
9
10
Soundbase
nono
yesyes

Connectors

Sonos PlaybarSonos PlaybarYamaha SRT-1500Yamaha SRT-1500
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
1
1
HDMI
nono
yesyes
USB
nono
yesyes

Decoders

Sonos PlaybarSonos PlaybarYamaha SRT-1500Yamaha SRT-1500
Supported audio files
AAC+, AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA
Apple Lossless

Dimensions

Sonos PlaybarSonos PlaybarYamaha SRT-1500Yamaha SRT-1500
Colour of product
Black, Grey, Silver, White
Black, Silver
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Width)
35.43 in
30.75 in
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Height)
3.35 in
2.99 in
Dimensions front/speaker unit (Depth)
5.51 in
14.61 in

Features

Sonos PlaybarSonos PlaybarYamaha SRT-1500Yamaha SRT-1500
Features
Simulated surround, Support for multiroom, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for internet radio
Simulated surround, Support for multiroom, DLNA certified, Supports NFC

Communication

Sonos PlaybarSonos PlaybarYamaha SRT-1500Yamaha SRT-1500
Bluetooth
nono
yesyes
Ethernet connection
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
nono
yesyes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
yesyes

Compatibility

Sonos PlaybarSonos PlaybarYamaha SRT-1500Yamaha SRT-1500
Streaming standards
AirPlay
AirPlay, MusicCast

Audio features

Sonos PlaybarSonos PlaybarYamaha SRT-1500Yamaha SRT-1500
Front speaker / speaker unit
yesyes
yesyes
Suitable for subwoofer
nono
nono

Often compared with Playbar

Often compared with SRT-1500