If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Sonos Beam vs VIZIO SB2821-D6 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Sonos Beam was rated 5.6, while the VIZIO SB2821-D6 has a rating 4.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause for the Beam and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB2821-D6.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Beam has 3.0 and SB2821-D6 has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Beam. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. Neither the Beam nor SB2821-D6 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the Beam at 6 out of 10, while the SB2821-D6 was rated 5/10. The manufacturer of the Beam provides a device control application. The Sonos Beam 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 Beam or SB2821-D6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 2/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.
The Sonos Beam is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Beam price