The JBL Bar 2.1 vs Vizio V51-H6 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. Both soundbars received a score of 6 in our ranking. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the Bar 2.1 and power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the V51-H6.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Bar 2.1 has 2.1 and V51-H6 has 5.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the Bar 2.1 via wireless, but V51-H6 has wired and wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Bar 2.1. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the JBL Bar 2.1 versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Vizio V51-H6. As in the Bar 2.1, so in the V51-H6 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Bar 2.1 at 8 out of 10, while the V51-H6 was rated 6/10.
The manufacturer of the V51-H6 provides a device control application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Bar 2.1 or V51-H6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The Bar 2.1 was rated 4/10, while the V51-H6 received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.
The JBL Bar 2.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 2.1 price