The Yamaha SR-B20A vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SR-B20A has a total rating of 5.4 out of 10 versus 7 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, power, source and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. The output power is different and equal to 120 (overall) W for the SR-B20A versus 300 (overall) W for the HT-X9000F. Only the Yamaha SR-B20A has a built-in subwoofer. The SR-B20A has a wired connection to separate subwoofer, and the HT-X9000F - wireless. The Yamaha SR-B20A got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Sony HT-X9000F 7 for its 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. The Yamaha SR-B20A has 0/1 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 SR-B20A. 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 Yamaha SR-B20A got a rating of 6, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.