Sony HT-S350 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Sony HT-S350
vs
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The Sony HT-S350 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sony HT-S350 was rated 5, while the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has a rating 6.

Audio features

Soundbars have different amplification type - active versus passive respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-S350 has 2.1 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-S350 for audio features and specs, but the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

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.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the HT-S350. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HT-S350. Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HT-S350 at 5 out of 10, while the Mythos SSA-50 was rated 6/10.

Features

None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HT-S350 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.

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-S350
5
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
6
0
inapplicable
4
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4
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Common

Product

Sony HT-S350
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Model

HT-S350
Mythos SSA-50

Brand

Sony
Definitive Technology

Reviews

724
31

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.0

Amplification type

active
passive

Output power, W

85

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/1
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
5/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
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

90 x 6.4 x 8.8/35.5 x 2.6 x 3.5
13.6 x 117.5 x 10.7/5.4 x 46.2 x 4.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.4
15.4/34
Sony HT-S350
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
Sony HT-S350
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 6
  • 5Sony HT-S350
  • 6Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 price