Sony HT-X9000F vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

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Sony HT-X9000F
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VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Sony HT-X9000F vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HT-X9000F has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 7 for SB3651-E6. The set of control buttons for competitors is the same and is: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-X9000F has 2.1 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-E6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Sony HT-X9000F got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-E6 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars. Both devices can play streaming audio from Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-E6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HT-X9000F received a rating of 7/10 versus 9/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the SB3651-E6. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the HT-X9000F has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-X9000F. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Sony HT-X9000F got a rating of 7, and VIZIO SB3651-E6 2 out of 10.

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Common

Product

Sony HT-X9000F
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Model

HT-X9000F
SB3651-E6

Brand

Sony
VIZIO

Reviews

117
209

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

1
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

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

93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3
91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/5
1.8/4.6
Sony HT-X9000F
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Sony HT-X9000F
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6.8
  • 7
  • 6.8Sony HT-X9000F
  • 7VIZIO SB3651-E6

The VIZIO SB3651-E6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3651-E6 price