KEF HTF7003 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

KEF HTF7003 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 comparison chart

Overall
KEF HTF7003
5
VIZIO SB46514-F6
7.6
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6
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10
inapplicable
7

KEF HTF7003 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 review

KEF HTF7003
vs
VIZIO SB46514-F6

The KEF HTF7003 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HTF7003 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 7.6 for SB46514-F6.

Audio features

The KEF HTF7003 has the passive amplification type, the VIZIO SB46514-F6 - active. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the KEF HTF7003 has 3.0 versus 5.1.4 for the VIZIO SB46514-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The KEF HTF7003 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB46514-F6 7 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB46514-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the SB46514-F6 has Bluetooth support. Only the SB46514-F6 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the HTF7003 received a rating of 4/10 versus 8/10, respectively. App control is available for the SB46514-F6. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB46514-F6. Multi-room is only available for the VIZIO SB46514-F6.

Multichannel surround

Only the SB46514-F6 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.

Advantages VIZIO SB46514-F6 over KEF HTF7003

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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Common

Product

KEF HTF7003
VIZIO SB46514-F6

Model

HTF7003
SB46514-F6

Brand

KEF
VIZIO

Reviews

17
187

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1.4

Amplification type

passive
active

Output power, W

100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

3/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

78.5 x 8.1 x 6.1/30.9 x 3.1 x 2.4
116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
3.2/7.2

Other

Release year

2005
2018
KEF HTF7003
VIZIO SB46514-F6
KEF HTF7003
VIZIO SB46514-F6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 7.6
  • 5KEF HTF7003
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6