Samsung HW-Q80R vs Sony HT-Z9F

HW-Q80R vs HT-Z9F comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q80R
6.8
Sony HT-Z9F
6.8
8
7

Samsung HW-Q80R vs Sony HT-Z9F review

Samsung HW-Q80R
vs
Sony HT-Z9F

It makes sense to compare Samsung HW-Q80R vs Sony HT-Z9F because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 6.8.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q80R over Sony HT-Z9F

  • 5.1.2 vs 3.1 built-in channels
  • App control
  • Microphone

Advantages Sony HT-Z9F over Samsung HW-Q80R

  • Multi-room support

Common strengths

  • Both soundbars have separate subwoofers in package
  • Spotify compatible
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Both compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Both compatible with DTS:X
Votes 5 5
Rating 3.8 3.8
Sony HT-Z9F

Nov 22, 2019

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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q80R
Sony HT-Z9F

Model

HW-Q80R
HT-Z9F

Brand

Samsung
Sony

Reviews

1465
256

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.2
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

372 (overall)
400 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

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

has not
Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

2/1
2/0

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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
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

122.4 x 8.1 x 13.4/48.2 x 3.2 x 5.3
100 x 6.4 x 10/39.4 x 2.5 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

8.7/19.4
3.1/6.6
Samsung HW-Q80R
Sony HT-Z9F
Samsung HW-Q80R
Sony HT-Z9F

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 6.8
  • 6.8Samsung HW-Q80R
  • 6.8Sony HT-Z9F

The Samsung HW-Q80R is better soundbar in this comparison - check Samsung HW-Q80R price.