Sony HT-Z9F vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HT-Z9F has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 6.6 for SB3651-F6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-Z9F has 3.1 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The HT-Z9F has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SB3651-F6 - wired and wireless. The Sony HT-Z9F got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-F6 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SB3651-F6 supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-Z9F has 2/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the VIZIO SB3651-F6. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available for the SB3651-F6. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Multi-room is only available for the Sony HT-Z9F.
Only the HT-Z9F has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-Z9F. The SB3651-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround Sony HT-Z9F got a rating of 7, and VIZIO SB3651-F6 4 out of 10.
The Sony HT-Z9F is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-Z9F price