Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 vs LG SL9YG review

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Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
vs
LG SL9YG

It makes sense comparing Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 vs LG SL9YG because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Mythos SSA-50 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7.4 for SL9YG.

Audio features

The Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has the passive amplification type, the LG SL9YG - active. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0 versus 4.1.2 for the LG SL9YG. Only the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has a built-in subwoofer. The Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SL9YG 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SL9YG supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the SL9YG.

Connectivity

Only the LG SL9YG can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the SL9YG has Bluetooth support. Only the SL9YG supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Mythos SSA-50 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the SL9YG. A built-in microphone is present only on the SL9YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the SL9YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SL9YG. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.

Advantages Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 over LG SL9YG

  • Built-in subwoofer

Advantages LG SL9YG over Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
6
7.4
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7
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8
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7
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Common

Product

Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
LG SL9YG

Model

Mythos SSA-50
SL9YG

Brand

Definitive Technology
LG

Reviews

33
25

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.0
4.1.2

Amplification type

passive
active

Output power, W

500 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Tuneln, Deezer Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

5/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

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

13.6 x 117.5 x 10.7/5.4 x 46.2 x 4.2
121 x 5.5 x 14.4/48 x 2.2 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

15.4/34
6.3/13.9
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
LG SL9YG
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
LG SL9YG

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7.4
  • 6Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
  • 7.4LG SL9YG

The LG SL9YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL9YG price