The JBL Bar 2.1 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The JBL Bar 2.1 was rated 5, 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 Bar 2.1 has 2.1 and Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Bar 2.1. Bluetooth support integrated in the Bar 2.1. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the Bar 2.1. We rated the connectivity of the Bar 2.1 at 7 out of 10, while the Mythos SSA-50 was rated 6/10. None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. The JBL Bar 2.1 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Bar 2.1 or Mythos SSA-50. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 price