The LG SN8YG vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SN8YG has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 7 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone 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 LG SN8YG has 3.1.2 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 440 (overall) W for the SN8YG versus 300 (overall) W for the 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. Spotify support is available on the HT-X9000F.
Only the LG SN8YG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The LG SN8YG 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 SN8YG received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the SN8YG. A built-in microphone is present only on the SN8YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround LG SN8YG got a rating of 10, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.