In this article, we will talk about Vizio V21-H8 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The Vizio V21-H8 was rated 5.5, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 6.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the V21-H8 and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the V21-H8 via wired and wireless, but HT-CT800 has wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HT-CT800 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HT-CT800. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Vizio V21-H8 versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. As in the V21-H8, so in the HT-CT800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the V21-H8 at 6 out of 10, while the HT-CT800 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the V21-H8 provides a device control application. The Vizio V21-H8 equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-CT800 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the V21-H8 or HT-CT800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The V21-H8 was rated 5/10, while the HT-CT800 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.