The Sony HT-X9000F soundbar design is tuned to the same design as the Sony XF90 series, which immediately makes the TV and soundbar a great combination. In general, this is a bold step - to make a panel suitable for a particular TV. More interesting Sony HT-X9000F specs in this Sony HT-X9000F review.
Soundbar The HT-X9000F is a 2.1 soundbar with two forward speakers. Despite the small number of speakers on board, the soundbar supports Dolby Atmos via the Vertical Surround Engine. It is also equipped with S-Force Front Surround PRO technology, which simulates surround sound using two front speakers.
So, the design is configured on Sony XF90 TVs, for example, KD-55XF9005. This is noticeable from two sides: the soundbar narrows back, so that it fits exactly to the legs of this TV. If you put both products together, they look like a single beautiful whole. Just neat and stylish, as we would expect from a soundbar. At the top there are several touch buttons - on / off the panel, source selection, two volume control buttons and a Bluetooth power button. Two holes on the back allow you to attach the soundbar to the wall. Sony comes with an extensive remote control kit. You can choose, for example, the sound mode, you can perform simpler tasks, such as turning off the sound, adjusting the volume level and changing the source. The remote control, despite its rectangular design, has easily accessible buttons and is comfortably held in the hand. It can also be used to control your TV with a limited set of commands.
In addition, there is support for 4K HDR Dolby Vision and HDCP 2.2. The rear panel has an HDMI input and output, as well as an optical and analog input for sound and a USB port. No NFC, but there is Bluetooth 4.2.
Installing the HT X9000F soundbar is effortless. First, we connect the soundbar to the TV using an HDMI cable. Then insert the plug into the outlet. Now connect the subwoofer to the network. The connection between it and the soundbar is automatic, there is no need to worry about it. We just tell the TV that we will listen to sound from external speakers, and everything is ready for use.