JBL Bar 5.1 vs Sony HT-X9000F

JBL Bar 5.1

JBL Bar 5.1 review

May 13, 2019

JBL company offers many models of soundbars for creating compact home theaters. The latest model BAR 5.1 is the most powerful of them. This soundbar combines all the main advantages of low-end models...

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Sony HT-X9000F

Sony HT-X9000F review

Apr 25, 2019

The Sony HT-X9000F is an impeccable solution for those who want to the all-in-one option. This model supports Dolby Atmos, 3D Surround, DTS:X, and Vertical Sound Engine. This 2.1 channel solution fea...

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Common

Product

JBL Bar 5.1
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

Bar 5.1
HT-X9000F

Brand

JBL
Sony

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

117
67

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

5.1
2.1

Supported channel quantity

5.1
2.1

Separate speaker (in package)

2

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, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer
Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

3/0
1/0

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

1
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

5.8 x 114.8 x 9.3/2.3 x 45 x 3.7 (5.8 x 131.3 x 9.3/2.3 x 51.7 x 3.7 with detachable speakers)
5.8 x 93 x 8.5/2.3 x 36.6 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.6 (4.5/9.9 with detachable speakers)
2.5/5

Soundbars HelpToChoose comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 10.7
  • 13.1
  • 10.7JBL Bar 5.1
  • 13.1Sony HT-X9000F

The Sony HT-X9000F is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-X9000F price