Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Sony HT-X9000F review

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Yamaha YSP-5600
vs
Sony HT-X9000F

The Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YSP-5600 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6.8 for HT-X9000F. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, volume down, volume up, power 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 YSP-5600 has 7.1.2 versus 2.1 for the Sony HT-X9000F. The output power is different and equal to 90 W for the YSP-5600 versus 100 W for the HT-X9000F. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YSP-5600 has 4/1 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 YSP-5600 received a rating of 9/10 versus 7/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the YSP-5600. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-5600. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-5600.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 7 points out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-5600 over Sony HT-X9000F

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-5600
8
Sony HT-X9000F
6.8
8
4
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-5600
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

YSP-5600
HT-X9000F

Brand

Yamaha
Sony

Reviews

47
216

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

90
100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
1

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8
93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

11.3/25.8
2.5/5
Yamaha YSP-5600
Sony HT-X9000F
Yamaha YSP-5600
Sony HT-X9000F

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 6.8
  • 8Yamaha YSP-5600
  • 6.8Sony HT-X9000F

The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price