Sonos Beam vs VIZIO SB2920-C6 review

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Sonos Beam
vs
VIZIO SB2920-C6

It makes sense comparing Sonos Beam vs VIZIO SB2920-C6 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Beam has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 4 for SB2920-C6. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sonos Beam has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the VIZIO SB2920-C6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Beam has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SB2920-C6 - wired. The Sonos Beam got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB2920-C6 5 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the Sonos Beam can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. For connectivity, the Beam received a rating of 6/10 versus 5/10, respectively. App control is available for the Beam. A built-in microphone is present only on the Beam. 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. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.

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Common

Product

Sonos Beam
VIZIO SB2920-C6

Model

Beam
SB2920-C6

Brand

Sonos
VIZIO

Reviews

1066
3157

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause
power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
2/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, 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

65 x 6.8x 10/25.6 x 2.7 x 3.9
73 x 7.6 x 7.6/29 x 3 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
2/4.5
Sonos Beam
VIZIO SB2920-C6
Sonos Beam
VIZIO SB2920-C6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 4
  • 5.6Sonos Beam
  • 4VIZIO SB2920-C6

The Sonos Beam is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Beam price