JBL Bar 5.1 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Bar 5.1 has a total rating of 7.2 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SB3651-F6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 5.1. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Bar 5.1 has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SB3651-F6 - wired and wireless. Both models received our 8 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the VIZIO SB3651-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The JBL Bar 5.1 has 3/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the VIZIO SB3651-F6. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available in every soundbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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 JBL Bar 5.1 got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3651-F6 6 out of 10.