Klipsch R-10B vs Sony HT-X9000F review

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Klipsch R-10B
vs
Sony HT-X9000F

The Klipsch R-10B vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, R-10B has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 versus 6.8 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up 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 Klipsch R-10B has 5.1 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 250 (overall) W for the R-10B versus 100 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.

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. Only the HT-X9000F supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the R-10B received a rating of 4/10 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

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 Klipsch R-10B got a rating of 2, and Sony HT-X9000F 7 out of 10.

Advantages Sony HT-X9000F over Klipsch R-10B

  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-10B
5.2
Sony HT-X9000F
6.8
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-10B
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

R-10B
HT-X9000F

Brand

Klipsch
Sony

Reviews

404
216

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

250 (overall)
100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

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

0/0
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

0
1

Subwoofer output

0
0

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

101.5 x 10.5 x 7.1/40 x 4.1 x 2.8
93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.1
2.5/5
Klipsch R-10B
Sony HT-X9000F
Klipsch R-10B
Sony HT-X9000F

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 6.8
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B
  • 6.8Sony HT-X9000F

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