Samsung HW-T550 vs Vizio V51-H6 review

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Samsung HW-T550 vs Vizio V51-H6 comparison chart

Samsung HW-T550 vs Vizio V51-H6 review

Samsung HW-T550
vs
Vizio V51-H6

The Samsung HW-T550 vs Vizio V51-H6 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-T550 was rated 4.5, while the Vizio V51-H6 has a rating 6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-T550 and power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the V51-H6.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-T550 has 2.1 and V51-H6 has 5.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the HW-T550 via wireless, but V51-H6 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-T550 for audio features and specs, but the Vizio V51-H6 received 7 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-T550 versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Vizio V51-H6. As in the HW-T550, so in the V51-H6 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 6/10. 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.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-T550 or V51-H6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 5/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Vizio V51-H6 over Samsung HW-T550

  • App control
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-T550
Vizio V51-H6

Model

HW-T550
V51-H6

Brand

Samsung
Vizio

Reviews

2901
189

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

320 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
0/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

83.8 x 5 x 7.6/33.9 x 2.2 x 3.3
99 x 27.2 x 40/39 x 11 x 16

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
2/5

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Samsung HW-T550
Vizio V51-H6
Samsung HW-T550
Vizio V51-H6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 6
  • 4.5Samsung HW-T550
  • 6Vizio V51-H6

The Vizio V51-H6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Vizio V51-H6 price

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