The Sony HT-Z9F vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sony HT-Z9F was rated 7.2, while the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has a rating 6.
Soundbars have different amplification type - active versus passive respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-Z9F has 3.1 and Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sony HT-Z9F for audio features and specs, but the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 received 6 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HT-Z9F can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HT-Z9F. Bluetooth support integrated in the HT-Z9F. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HT-Z9F. We rated the connectivity of the HT-Z9F at 8 out of 10, while the Mythos SSA-50 was rated 6/10. None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-Z9F may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HT-Z9F. The HT-Z9F can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support.