Samsung HW-Q70T vs VIZIO M512a-H6 review

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Samsung HW-Q70T vs VIZIO M512a-H6 comparison chart

Samsung HW-Q70T
VIZIO M512a-H6

Samsung HW-Q70T vs VIZIO M512a-H6 review

Samsung HW-Q70T
VIZIO M512a-H6

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung HW-Q70T vs VIZIO M512a-H6 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Samsung HW-Q70T was rated 8.2, while the VIZIO M512a-H6 has a rating 5.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q70T and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the M512a-H6.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q70T has 3.1.2 and M512a-H6 has 5.1.2. 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 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q70T for audio features and specs, but the VIZIO M512a-H6 received 8 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The HW-Q70T can play audio from Spotify.


Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q70T. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-Q70T versus 1/1 HDMIs in the VIZIO M512a-H6. As in the HW-Q70T, so in the M512a-H6 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q70T at 9 out of 10, while the M512a-H6 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q70T provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q70T equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q70T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q70T was rated 10/10, while the M512a-H6 received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70T over VIZIO M512a-H6

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
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Samsung HW-Q70T
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