If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Sony HT-Z9F vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Sony HT-Z9F was rated 7.2, while the Samsung HW-Q70R has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-Z9F and power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-Z9F has 3.1 and HW-Q70R has 3.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 400 (overall) versus 330 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 2/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Sony HT-Z9F versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q70R. As in the HT-Z9F, so in the HW-Q70R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HT-Z9F at 8 out of 10, while the HW-Q70R was rated 7/10.
The manufacturer of the HW-Q70R provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q70R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.
Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HT-Z9F was rated 8/10, while the HW-Q70R received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.
The Samsung HW-Q70R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q70R price