Yamaha YAS-109 vs Sony HT-X9000F review

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Yamaha YAS-109 vs Sony HT-X9000F review

Yamaha YAS-109
vs
Sony HT-X9000F

The Yamaha YAS-109 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YAS-109 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, input, 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 Yamaha YAS-109 has 2.0 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 120 W for the YAS-109 versus 300 (overall) W for the HT-X9000F. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The YAS-109 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the HT-X9000F - wireless. The Yamaha YAS-109 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Sony HT-X9000F 7 for its audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YAS-109 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 YAS-109 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the YAS-109. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-109. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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 YAS-109 got a rating of 6, and Sony HT-X9000F 9 out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-109 over Sony HT-X9000F

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone

Advantages Sony HT-X9000F over Yamaha YAS-109

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-109
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

YAS-109
HT-X9000F

Brand

Yamaha
Sony

Reviews

766
234

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, input, microphone
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120
300 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

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)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
1

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1
93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.4/7.5
2.5/5

Other

Release year

2019
2018
Yamaha YAS-109
Sony HT-X9000F
Yamaha YAS-109
Sony HT-X9000F

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 7
  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109
  • 7Sony HT-X9000F