In this article, we will talk about Sonos Beam vs VIZIO SB3621n-F8M comparison. The Sonos Beam was rated 6, while the VIZIO SB3621n-F8M has a rating 4.6. 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 SB3621n-F8M.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Beam has 3.0 and SB3621n-F8M 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. 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 SB3621n-F8M has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Beam at 6 out of 10, while the SB3621n-F8M was rated 4/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the 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 SB3621n-F8M. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.