VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Samsung HW-Q60R review

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VIZIO SB46514-F6
vs
Samsung HW-Q60R

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB46514-F6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 4.4 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.

Audio features

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 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 8 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB46514-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. 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 6/10, respectively. App control is available for the SB46514-F6. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB46514-F6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

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. The SB46514-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB46514-F6 got a rating of 7, and Samsung HW-Q60R 4 out of 10.

Advantages VIZIO SB46514-F6 over Samsung HW-Q60R

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB46514-F6
7.6
Samsung HW-Q60R
4.4
8
4
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB46514-F6
Samsung HW-Q60R

Model

SB46514-F6
HW-Q60R

Brand

VIZIO
Samsung

Reviews

165
1393

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.4
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

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 Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3
110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.2
3.5/7.9
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Samsung HW-Q60R
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Samsung HW-Q60R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 4.4
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6
  • 4.4Samsung HW-Q60R

The VIZIO SB46514-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB46514-F6 price