The Sony HT-ST5000 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HT-ST5000 has a total rating of 7.8 out of 10 versus 7.6 for SB46514-F6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input Bluetooth, music service and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-ST5000 has 7.1.2 versus 5.1.4 for the VIZIO SB46514-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Sony HT-ST5000 got our rating of 9 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB46514-F6 8 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the HT-ST5000.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-ST5000 has 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the VIZIO SB46514-F6. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HT-ST5000 received a rating of 9/10 versus 8/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB46514-F6. Multi-room is only available for the Sony HT-ST5000.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-ST5000. The SB46514-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 7 points out of 10.
The Sony HT-ST5000 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-ST5000 price