The Sony HT-X8500 vs Samsung Q910B comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HT-X8500 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 9.4 for Q910B.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-X8500 has 2.1 versus 9.1.2 for the Samsung Q910B. Only the Sony HT-X8500 has a built-in subwoofer. The Sony HT-X8500 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Samsung Q910B 9 for its audio features and specs.
Spotify support is available on the Q910B.
Only the Samsung Q910B can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HT-X8500 received a rating of 8/10 versus 9/10, respectively.
App control is available for the Q910B. A built-in microphone is present only on the Q910B. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 10 points out of 10.