LG SL9YG vs Sony HT-X9000F review

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LG SL9YG
vs
Sony HT-X9000F

The LG SL9YG vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SL9YG has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 versus 6.8 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone 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 LG SL9YG has 4.1.2 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 500 (overall) W for the SL9YG versus 100 W for the HT-X9000F. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The LG SL9YG got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Sony HT-X9000F 7 for its audio features and specs. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the LG SL9YG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG SL9YG 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, each of the soundbars received a rating of 7/10. App control is available for the SL9YG. A built-in microphone is present only on the SL9YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 7 points out of 10.

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Common

Product

LG SL9YG
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

SL9YG
HT-X9000F

Brand

LG
Sony

Reviews

254
117

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, play/pause, microphone
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

4.1.2
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

500 (overall)
100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Tuneln, Deezer Chromecast
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
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

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
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

121 x 5.5 x 14.4/48 x 2.2 x 5.7
93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

6.3/13.9
2.5/5
LG SL9YG
Sony HT-X9000F
LG SL9YG
Sony HT-X9000F

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.4
  • 6.8
  • 7.4LG SL9YG
  • 6.8Sony HT-X9000F

The LG SL9YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL9YG price