An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Samsung HW-N950 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB46514-F6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 8.6 for HW-N950. 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 7.1.4 for the Samsung HW-N950. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-N950 9 for its audio features and specs.
Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Spotify support is available on the HW-N950.
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-N950. 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 in each model. Multi-room is available to every soundbar.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-N950. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 7 points out of 10.