l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Samsung HW-N650. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 was rated 7.6, while the Samsung HW-N650 has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the SB46514-F6 and volume down, volume up, input, power for the HW-N650.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB46514-F6 has 5.1.4 and HW-N650 has 5.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 8 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB46514-F6 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-N650 received 7 out of 10.
AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Google Play Music service is only in the HW-N650. The HW-N650 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SB46514-F6. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the VIZIO SB46514-F6 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-N650. As in the SB46514-F6, so in the HW-N650 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SB46514-F6 at 8 out of 10, while the HW-N650 was rated 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-N650 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SB46514-F6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SB46514-F6 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The SB46514-F6 was rated 7/10, while the HW-N650 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The VIZIO SB46514-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB46514-F6 price