VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs Yamaha SR-C20A review

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VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs Yamaha SR-C20A comparison chart

VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs Yamaha SR-C20A review

VIZIO SB2821-D6
vs
Yamaha SR-C20A

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs Yamaha SR-C20A comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB2821-D6 has a total rating of 4.8 out of 10 versus 5 for SR-C20A. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and volume down, volume up, power, source, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Only the Yamaha SR-C20A has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

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

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the SR-C20A supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB2821-D6 received a rating of 4/10 versus 7/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the SR-C20A. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. 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 SB2821-D6 over Yamaha SR-C20A

  • Separate subwoofer in package

Advantages Yamaha SR-C20A over VIZIO SB2821-D6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB2821-D6
Yamaha SR-C20A

Model

SB2821-D6
SR-C20A

Brand

VIZIO
Yamaha

Reviews

2005
28

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
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
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

TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
2/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

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 Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS TruSurround
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

28 x 3 x 3/71.1 x 7.6 x 7.6
58.4 x 5 x 7.6/23.6 x 2.5 x 3.7

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.8
1.3/3.9

Other

Release year

2016
2020
VIZIO SB2821-D6
Yamaha SR-C20A
VIZIO SB2821-D6
Yamaha SR-C20A

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.8
  • 5
  • 4.8VIZIO SB2821-D6
  • 5Yamaha SR-C20A