VIZIO SB2920-C6 vs JBL Bar Studio review

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VIZIO SB2920-C6 vs JBL Bar Studio comparison chart

VIZIO SB2920-C6 vs JBL Bar Studio review

VIZIO SB2920-C6
vs
JBL Bar Studio

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – VIZIO SB2920-C6 vs JBL Bar Studio. The VIZIO SB2920-C6 was rated 4, while the JBL Bar Studio has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the SB2920-C6 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the Bar Studio.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SB2920-C6 via wired, but Bar Studio has wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 5 out of 10 in our ranking.

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 Bar Studio. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SB2920-C6 at 5 out of 10, while the Bar Studio was rated 6/10.

Features

None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. 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 support is not implemented in either the SB2920-C6 or Bar Studio. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X.

Advantages JBL Bar Studio over VIZIO SB2920-C6

  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB2920-C6
JBL Bar Studio

Model

SB2920-C6
Bar Studio

Brand

VIZIO
JBL

Reviews

6206
788

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

30

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

has not
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/0

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)

2/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

73 x 7.6 x 7.6/29 x 3 x 3
61.4 x 5.8 x 8.6/24.2 x 2.3 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2/4.5
1.4/3.1

Other

Release year

2015
2019
VIZIO SB2920-C6
JBL Bar Studio
VIZIO SB2920-C6
JBL Bar Studio

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4
  • 5
  • 4VIZIO SB2920-C6
  • 5JBL Bar Studio

The JBL Bar Studio is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar Studio price