In this article, we will talk about Vizio V51-H6 vs Samsung HW-R550 comparison. The Vizio V51-H6 was rated 6, while the Samsung HW-R550 has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the V51-H6 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-R550.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that V51-H6 has 5.1 and HW-R550 has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the V51-H6 via wired and wireless, but HW-R550 has wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Vizio V51-H6 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-R550. As in the V51-H6, so in the HW-R550 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the V51-H6 at 6 out of 10, while the HW-R550 was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the V51-H6 provides a device control application. The Vizio V51-H6 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the V51-H6 or HW-R550. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The V51-H6 was rated 5/10, while the HW-R550 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.