Vizio M21d-H8 vs LG S65Q review

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Vizio M21d-H8 vs LG S65Q comparison chart

Vizio M21d-H8 vs LG S65Q review

Vizio M21d-H8
vs
LG S65Q

In this article, we will talk about Vizio M21d-H8 vs LG S65Q comparison. Both soundbars received a score of 5 in our ranking. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the M21d-H8 and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the S65Q.

Audio features

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 S65Q has 3.1. 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 LG S65Q 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. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the M21d-H8, so in the S65Q 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 S65Q was rated 7/10. None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. The Vizio M21d-H8 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 M21d-H8 or S65Q. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The M21d-H8 was rated 5/10, while the S65Q received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Vizio M21d-H8 over LG S65Q

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Microphone

Advantages LG S65Q over Vizio M21d-H8

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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Common

Product

Vizio M21d-H8
LG S65Q

Model

M21d-H8
S65Q

Brand

Vizio
LG

Reviews

4
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

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
1/1

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)

1/0
0/0

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 Digital Surround, DTS Virtual X

User manual

Manual

N/A
N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

98 x 11.4 x 18.8/39 x 5 x 7
100x6.3x10.4/39.4x2.5x4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3/6
2.9/6.4

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Vizio M21d-H8
LG S65Q
Vizio M21d-H8
LG S65Q

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5Vizio M21d-H8
  • 5LG S65Q

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