Sony HT-CT800 vs Sony HT-Z9F

Sony HT-CT800

Sony HT-CT800 review

May 03, 2019

This model has been released back in 2017 and remains modern till this day. All the connectivity options, features, and design make it pretty timeless. If you want a sound bar that comes with a subwo...

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Sony HT-Z9F

Sony HT-Z9F review

May 02, 2019

Sony always brings new home speakers to CES. This was no exception. The company introduced several solutions, the most interesting - HT-Z9F. This is a soundbar support Dolby Atmos surrounds sound in ...

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Common

Product

Sony HT-CT800
Sony HT-Z9F

Model

HT-CT800
HT-Z9F

Brand

Sony
Sony

Rating

4.0 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

135
55

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up
power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

2.1
3.1

Supported channel quantity

7.1
3.1

Separate speaker (in package)

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast
Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

3/0
2/0

HDMI ARC

1
1

Optical digital input/output

1
1

USB

1
1

Coaxial digital input/output

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (H x W x D), cm/in

5.2 x 103 x 12.6/2.1 x 40.5 x 5
6.4 x 100 x 10/2.5 x 39.4 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.1
3.1/6.6

Soundbars HelpToChoose comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 12.7
  • 9.1
  • 12.7Sony HT-CT800
  • 9.1Sony HT-Z9F

The Sony HT-CT800 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-CT800 price