The LG SL5Y vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SL5Y has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 6.8 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.1. The output power is different and equal to 90 W for the SL5Y versus 100 W for the HT-X9000F. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The LG SL5Y got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Sony HT-X9000F 7 for its audio features and specs. Only the HT-X9000F supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the HT-X9000F.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG SL5Y 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 SL5Y received a rating of 6/10 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. The SL5Y supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround LG SL5Y got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-X9000F 7 out of 10.
The Sony HT-X9000F is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-X9000F price