Samsung HW-N650 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

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Samsung HW-N650
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VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Samsung HW-N650 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-N650 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7 for SB3651-E6. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, input, power and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 5.1. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-N650 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 HW-N650 received a rating of 7/10 versus 9/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-N650. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-N650.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 2 points out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-N650 over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Samsung HW-N650

  • WI-FI enabled

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-N650
6.6
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7
8
5
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-N650
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Model

HW-N650
SB3651-E6

Brand

Samsung
VIZIO

Reviews

67
322

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
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

0
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

109.2 x 5 x 7.6/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9
91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.9
1.8/4.6
Samsung HW-N650
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Samsung HW-N650
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7
  • 6.6Samsung HW-N650
  • 7VIZIO SB3651-E6

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