Sony HT-Z9F vs Sony HT-ST5000

HT-Z9F vs HT-ST5000 comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-Z9F
6.8
Sony HT-ST5000
7.6
7
7

Sony HT-Z9F vs Sony HT-ST5000 review

Sony HT-Z9F
vs
Sony HT-ST5000

In this Side-by-Side comparison we will talk about Sony HT-Z9F and Sony HT-ST5000. HT-Z9F has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 vs 7.6 out of 10 for HT-ST5000.

Advantages Sony HT-ST5000 over Sony HT-Z9F

  • 7.1.2 vs 3.1 built-in channels
  • App control

Common strengths

  • Both soundbars have separate subwoofers in package
  • Spotify compatible
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Multi-room support
  • Both compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Both compatible with DTS:X
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Sony HT-Z9F

Nov 22, 2019

The latest Vertical Surround Engine surround sound technology allows you to enjoy realistic audio in the latest formats such as Dolby Atmos and DTS: X, which are used in movie theaters. And all this ...

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Sony HT-ST5000

Jan 24, 2020

Sony HT-ST5000 is the latest soundbar from this Japanese company, which supports not only high resolution audio, but also the latest Dolby Atmos surround sound standard. Follow this in-depth Sony HT-...

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Common

Product

Sony HT-Z9F
Sony HT-ST5000

Model

HT-Z9F
HT-ST5000

Brand

Sony
Sony

Reviews

256
163

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)
140

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not
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, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz, Chromecast, iHeart

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

2/0
3/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, 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

100 x 6.4 x 10/39.4 x 2.5 x 3.4
117.8 x 7.8 x 14.4/46.4 x 3.1 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.6
8.1/18
Sony HT-Z9F
Sony HT-ST5000
Sony HT-Z9F
Sony HT-ST5000

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 7.6
  • 6.8Sony HT-Z9F
  • 7.6Sony HT-ST5000

The Sony HT-ST5000 is better soundbar in this comparison - check Sony HT-ST5000 price.