Vizio M21d-H8 vs Denon DHT-S217 review

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Vizio M21d-H8 vs Denon DHT-S217 comparison chart

Vizio M21d-H8 vs Denon DHT-S217 review

Vizio M21d-H8
Denon DHT-S217

Vizio M21d-H8 vs Denon DHT-S217 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, M21d-H8 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 versus 4.8 for DHT-S217. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.1. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. The Vizio M21d-H8 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Denon DHT-S217 4 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.


Both models do not have WI-FI support. 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. For connectivity, the M21d-H8 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the DHT-S217. A built-in microphone is present only on the M21d-H8. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the DHT-S217 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.

Advantages Vizio M21d-H8 over Denon DHT-S217

  • Microphone

Advantages Denon DHT-S217 over Vizio M21d-H8

  • App control
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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