Yamaha SR-B20A vs Sony HT-X8500

SR-B20A vs HT-X8500 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha SR-B20A
5.4
Sony HT-X8500
6
6
4
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Yamaha SR-B20A
Sony HT-X8500

Model

SR-B20A
HT-X8500

Brand

Yamaha
Sony

Reviews

34
171

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

2/0
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
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

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

DTS:X

DTS (other)

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

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

94 x 12.7 x 17.7/37.5 x 5.3 x 7.3
89 x 6.4 x 9.9/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.1
3.1/6.1

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Yamaha SR-B20A
Sony HT-X8500
Yamaha SR-B20A
Sony HT-X8500

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  • 5.4
  • 6
  • 5.4Yamaha SR-B20A
  • 6Sony HT-X8500

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