The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SB3651-E6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB3651-E6 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The VIZIO SB3651-E6 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs.
Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars. Both devices can play streaming audio from Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast.
Only the VIZIO SB3651-E6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the SB3651-E6 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB3651-E6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB3651-E6 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.