If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Sonos Playbar vs VIZIO SB2821-D6 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Sonos Playbar was rated 4.5, while the VIZIO SB2821-D6 has a rating 4.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, play/pause, volume up, volume down for the Playbar and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB2821-D6.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Playbar has 3.0 and SB2821-D6 has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sonos Playbar for audio features and specs, but the VIZIO SB2821-D6 received 6 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The Playbar can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Playbar. Bluetooth support integrated in the SB2821-D6. Neither the Playbar nor SB2821-D6 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the Playbar at 3 out of 10, while the SB2821-D6 was rated 5/10.
The manufacturer of the Playbar provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not 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 Playbar or SB2821-D6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Sonos Playbar is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Playbar price