The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Vizio V51-H6 vs Polk Audio Command Bar that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, V51-H6 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Command Bar. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth and volume down, volume up, microphone, action, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Vizio V51-H6 has 5.1 versus 2.1 for the Polk Audio Command Bar. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The V51-H6 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the Command Bar - wireless. The Vizio V51-H6 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Polk Audio Command Bar 6 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the Command Bar.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Vizio V51-H6 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Polk Audio Command Bar. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the V51-H6 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
App control is available for the V51-H6. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Polk Audio Command Bar.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.