The Sonos Playbar vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sonos Playbar was rated 4.5, 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 Playbar has 3.0 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 Sonos Playbar for audio features and specs, but the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 received 6 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The Playbar can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Playbar. Soundbars from this comparison do not have Bluetooth support. Neither the Playbar nor Mythos SSA-50 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Playbar at 3 out of 10, while the Mythos SSA-50 was rated 6/10.
The manufacturer of the Playbar provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not 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 Playbar 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