The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs LG SL5Y that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SB2821-D6 has a total rating of 4.4 out of 10 versus 4.5 for SL5Y. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, function, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.1. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The VIZIO SB2821-D6 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SL5Y 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the SL5Y supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB2821-D6 received a rating of 5/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. The SL5Y supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB2821-D6 got a rating of 2, and LG SL5Y 4 out of 10.
The LG SL5Y is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL5Y price