VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs Yamaha YSP-5600 review

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Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB2821-D6
vs
Yamaha YSP-5600

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB2821-D6 vs Yamaha YSP-5600 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB2821-D6 has a total rating of 4.4 out of 10 versus 8 for YSP-5600. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and input, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB2821-D6 has 2.1 versus 7.1.2 for the Yamaha YSP-5600. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. The VIZIO SB2821-D6 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Yamaha YSP-5600 7 for its audio features and specs. Only the YSP-5600 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YSP-5600.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YSP-5600 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB2821-D6 received a rating of 5/10 versus 9/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the YSP-5600. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-5600. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-5600.

Multichannel surround

Only the YSP-5600 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB2821-D6 got a rating of 2, and Yamaha YSP-5600 7 out of 10.

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Common

Product

VIZIO SB2821-D6
Yamaha YSP-5600

Model

SB2821-D6
YSP-5600

Brand

VIZIO
Yamaha

Reviews

921
43

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
input, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

90

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast, Chromecast
Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
4/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

28 x 3 x 3/71.1 x 7.6 x 7.6
91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.8
11.3/25.8
VIZIO SB2821-D6
Yamaha YSP-5600
VIZIO SB2821-D6
Yamaha YSP-5600

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.4
  • 8
  • 4.4VIZIO SB2821-D6
  • 8Yamaha YSP-5600

The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price