The Vizio V21-H8 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, V21-H8 has a total rating of 5.5 out of 10 versus 7 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth 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. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The V21-H8 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the HT-X9000F - wireless. The Vizio V21-H8 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 Vizio V21-H8 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, the V21-H8 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the V21-H8. A built-in microphone is present only on the V21-H8. 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 Vizio V21-H8 got a rating of 5, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.