Samsung HW-Q70T vs Sony HT-X9000F review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-Q70T vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q70T
8.2
Sony HT-X9000F
7
10
2

Samsung HW-Q70T vs Sony HT-X9000F review

Samsung HW-Q70T
vs
Sony HT-X9000F

The Samsung HW-Q70T vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-Q70T has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 versus 7 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, power, source 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 Samsung HW-Q70T has 3.1.2 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 330 (overall) W for the HW-Q70T 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 is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the Samsung HW-Q70T can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. 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. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-Q70T received a rating of 9/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the HW-Q70T. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-Q70T. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-Q70T.

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 Samsung HW-Q70T got a rating of 10, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70T over Sony HT-X9000F

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages Sony HT-X9000F over Samsung HW-Q70T

  • Amazon Music compatible
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q70T
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

HW-Q70T
HT-X9000F

Brand

Samsung
Sony

Reviews

664
234

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1.2
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)
300 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
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

1/0
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

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.4 x 4.5
93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.7
2.5/5

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Samsung HW-Q70T
Sony HT-X9000F
Samsung HW-Q70T
Sony HT-X9000F

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q70T
  • 7Sony HT-X9000F