The ZVOX SB380 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SB380 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 7 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the ZVOX SB380 has 3.1 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 45 W for the SB380 versus 300 (overall) W for the HT-X9000F. Only the ZVOX SB380 has a built-in subwoofer. The ZVOX SB380 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Sony HT-X9000F 7 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the HT-X9000F.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the HT-X9000F has Bluetooth support. Only the HT-X9000F supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the SB380 received a rating of 4/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the HT-X9000F has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-X9000F. For multichannel surround ZVOX SB380 got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.