VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Sony HT-X9000F review

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VIZIO SB46514-F6
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Sony HT-X9000F

The VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SB46514-F6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6.8 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 VIZIO SB46514-F6 has 5.1.4 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Sony HT-X9000F 7 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Only the HT-X9000F supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the HT-X9000F.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB46514-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 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 SB46514-F6 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the SB46514-F6. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB46514-F6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-X9000F. The SB46514-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 7 points out of 10.

Advantages VIZIO SB46514-F6 over Sony HT-X9000F

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone

Advantages Sony HT-X9000F over VIZIO SB46514-F6

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB46514-F6
7.6
Sony HT-X9000F
6.8
8
4
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB46514-F6
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

SB46514-F6
HT-X9000F

Brand

VIZIO
Sony

Reviews

165
216

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

5.1.4
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

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, Chromecast
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
1

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

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

116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3
93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.2
2.5/5
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Sony HT-X9000F
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Sony HT-X9000F

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.8
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6
  • 6.8Sony HT-X9000F

The VIZIO SB46514-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB46514-F6 price