It makes sense comparing VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Samsung HW-N850 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, SB46514-F6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 7.2 for HW-N850. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth and power, input, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB46514-F6 has 5.1.4 versus 5.1.2 for the Samsung HW-N850. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-N850 7 for its audio features and specs.
Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Only the HW-N850 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the HW-N850.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 2/0 of the Samsung HW-N850. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB46514-F6 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB46514-F6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-N850. The SB46514-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 7 points out of 10.
The VIZIO SB46514-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB46514-F6 price