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 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.
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. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Spotify support is available on the HT-X9000F.
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. Multi-room is only available for the VIZIO SB46514-F6.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-X9000F. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB46514-F6 got a rating of 7, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.