Sony HT-X9000F vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

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Sony HT-X9000F
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Yamaha ATS-1070

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Sony HT-X9000F vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HT-X9000F has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-X9000F has 2.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. The output power is different and equal to 100 W for the HT-X9000F versus 60 W for the ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The Sony HT-X9000F got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars. Both devices can play streaming audio from Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the HT-X9000F received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the ATS-1070. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the HT-X9000F has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-X9000F. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Sony HT-X9000F got a rating of 7, and Yamaha ATS-1070 4 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-X9000F over Yamaha ATS-1070

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Yamaha ATS-1070 over Sony HT-X9000F

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • App control

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-X9000F
6.8
Yamaha ATS-1070
6
4
5
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Common

Product

Sony HT-X9000F
Yamaha ATS-1070

Model

HT-X9000F
ATS-1070

Brand

Sony
Yamaha

Reviews

216
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100
60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

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)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

1
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

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

93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/5
3.1/7.5
Sony HT-X9000F
Yamaha ATS-1070
Sony HT-X9000F
Yamaha ATS-1070

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 6
  • 6.8Sony HT-X9000F
  • 6Yamaha ATS-1070

The Sony HT-X9000F is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-X9000F price