The Sony HT-ST5000 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sony HT-ST5000 was rated 8.6, 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-ST5000 has 7.1.2 and Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50. Rate 9 out of 10 received the Sony HT-ST5000 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-ST5000 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HT-ST5000. Bluetooth support integrated in the HT-ST5000. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HT-ST5000. We rated the connectivity of the HT-ST5000 at 9 out of 10, while the Mythos SSA-50 was rated 6/10. The manufacturer of the HT-ST5000 provides a device control application. The Sony HT-ST5000 equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-ST5000 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HT-ST5000. The HT-ST5000 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support.