Sony HT-X8500 vs Yamaha YAS-109

HT-X8500 vs YAS-109 comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-X8500
6
Yamaha YAS-109
6.8
4
8
Votes 6 6
Rating 4.2 4.2
Yamaha YAS-109

Jan 24, 2020

Yamaha has replenished the catalog with the Yamaha YAS-109 soundbar. The model is characterized by a relatively low price and, as the manufacturer claims, high-quality sound. The basic technical Yama...

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Common

Product

Sony HT-X8500
Yamaha YAS-109

Model

HT-X8500
YAS-109

Brand

Sony
Yamaha

Reviews

171
766

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 6.4 x 9.9/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.8
89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.1
3.4/7.5

Other

Release year

2020
2019
Sony HT-X8500
Yamaha YAS-109
Sony HT-X8500
Yamaha YAS-109

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 6.8
  • 6Sony HT-X8500
  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109

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