The LG SNC4R vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SNC4R has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 versus 7 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. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the LG SNC4R has 4.1 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 420 (overall) W for the SNC4R 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.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the HT-X9000F supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SNC4R received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
App control is available for the SNC4R. 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. For multichannel surround LG SNC4R got a rating of 5, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.