If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the VIZIO SB3621n-F8M vs Yamaha YAS-209 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The VIZIO SB3621n-F8M was rated 4.6, while the Yamaha YAS-209 has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB3621n-F8M and power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone for the YAS-209.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB3621n-F8M has 2.1 and YAS-209 has 2.0. 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 SB3621n-F8M for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YAS-209 received 7 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The YAS-209 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YAS-209. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YAS-209. We rated the connectivity of the SB3621n-F8M at 4 out of 10, while the YAS-209 was rated 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Yamaha YAS-209 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB3621n-F8M or YAS-209. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-209 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The SB3621n-F8M was rated 2/10, while the YAS-209 received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.
The Yamaha YAS-209 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-209 price