If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Vizio M21d-H8 vs Klipsch Cinema 1200 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Vizio M21d-H8 was rated 5, while the Klipsch Cinema 1200 has a rating 8.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the M21d-H8 and power, source, volume down, volume up for the Cinema 1200.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that M21d-H8 has 2.1 and Cinema 1200 has 5.1.4. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Vizio M21d-H8. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Vizio M21d-H8 for audio features and specs, but the Klipsch Cinema 1200 received 7 out of 10.
The Cinema 1200 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Cinema 1200. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Vizio M21d-H8 versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Klipsch Cinema 1200. As in the M21d-H8, so in the Cinema 1200 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the M21d-H8 at 6 out of 10, while the Cinema 1200 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the Cinema 1200 provides a device control application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Cinema 1200. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The M21d-H8 was rated 5/10, while the Cinema 1200 received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.