The Yamaha YAS-209 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YAS-209 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 6.8 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.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YAS-209 has 2.0 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is identical and equal to 100 W. 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. Only the HT-X9000F supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Yamaha YAS-209 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YAS-209 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, each of the soundbars received a rating of 7/10. App control is available for the YAS-209. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-209. 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. The YAS-209 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround Yamaha YAS-209 got a rating of 5, and Sony HT-X9000F 7 out of 10.
The Sony HT-X9000F is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-X9000F price