VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs LG GX review

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VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs LG GX review

VIZIO SB2821-D6
vs
LG GX

In this article, we will talk about VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs LG GX comparison. The VIZIO SB2821-D6 was rated 4.8, while the LG GX has a rating 6.5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB2821-D6 and power, volume down, volume up, function for the GX.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB2821-D6 has 2.1 and GX has 3.1. 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 6 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB2821-D6 for audio features and specs, but the LG GX 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. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the GX. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SB2821-D6 at 4 out of 10, while the GX was rated 8/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the GX 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.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the GX. The GX can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SB2821-D6 was rated 5/10, while the GX received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG GX over VIZIO SB2821-D6

  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB2821-D6
LG GX

Model

SB2821-D6
GX

Brand

VIZIO
LG

Reviews

2005
3

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
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

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS TruSurround
DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

28 x 3 x 3/71.1 x 7.6 x 7.6
142 x 12.7 x 2.5/56.9 x 5.9 x 1.3

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.8
4/9

Other

Release year

2016
2020
VIZIO SB2821-D6
LG GX
VIZIO SB2821-D6
LG GX

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.8
  • 6.5
  • 4.8VIZIO SB2821-D6
  • 6.5LG GX