VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

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VIZIO SB46514-F6
vs
Yamaha ATS-1070

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SB46514-F6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB46514-F6 has 5.1.4 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Only the ATS-1070 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the ATS-1070.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB46514-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha ATS-1070. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the SB46514-F6 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 SB46514-F6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the SB46514-F6 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. The SB46514-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB46514-F6 got a rating of 7, and Yamaha ATS-1070 4 out of 10.

Advantages VIZIO SB46514-F6 over Yamaha ATS-1070

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos

Advantages Yamaha ATS-1070 over VIZIO SB46514-F6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB46514-F6
7.6
Yamaha ATS-1070
6
8
5
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB46514-F6
Yamaha ATS-1070

Model

SB46514-F6
ATS-1070

Brand

VIZIO
Yamaha

Reviews

165
0

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
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.4
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Chromecast
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

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

116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.2
3.1/7.5
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Yamaha ATS-1070
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Yamaha ATS-1070

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6
  • 6Yamaha ATS-1070

The VIZIO SB46514-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB46514-F6 price