Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-X9000F review

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Rating 3.5 3.5

Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison chart

Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-X9000F review

Sony HT-G700
vs
Sony HT-X9000F

The Sony HT-G700 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HT-G700 has a total rating of 6.2 out of 10 versus 7 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-G700 has 3.1 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700 versus 300 (overall) W for the HT-X9000F. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the HT-X9000F.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-G700 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Sony HT-X9000F. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HT-G700 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively.

Features

Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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 Sony HT-G700 got a rating of 10, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-X9000F over Sony HT-G700

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
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Common

Product

Sony HT-G700
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

HT-G700
HT-X9000F

Brand

Sony
Sony

Reviews

306
234

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)
300 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
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
1

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 6.4 x 10.8/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.9
93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.5/7.1
2.5/5

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Sony HT-G700
Sony HT-X9000F
Sony HT-G700
Sony HT-X9000F

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.2
  • 7
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700
  • 7Sony HT-X9000F