Vizio V51-H6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

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Vizio V51-H6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 comparison chart

Vizio V51-H6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

Vizio V51-H6
vs
Yamaha ATS-1070

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Vizio V51-H6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, V51-H6 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source, 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 V51-H6 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The Vizio V51-H6 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the ATS-1070.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Vizio V51-H6 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha ATS-1070. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the V51-H6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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 V51-H6 got a rating of 5, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.

Advantages Vizio V51-H6 over Yamaha ATS-1070

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Microphone

Advantages Yamaha ATS-1070 over Vizio V51-H6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
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Common

Product

Vizio V51-H6
Yamaha ATS-1070

Model

V51-H6
ATS-1070

Brand

Vizio
Yamaha

Reviews

189
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, source, Bluetooth
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

99 x 27.2 x 40/39 x 11 x 16
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2/5
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Vizio V51-H6
Yamaha ATS-1070
Vizio V51-H6
Yamaha ATS-1070

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 6,6
  • 6Vizio V51-H6
  • 6,6Yamaha ATS-1070