Denon HEOS BAR vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

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Denon HEOS BAR
vs
VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Denon HEOS BAR vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 7. The competitors' control buttons are different: volume down, volume up, sound off and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Denon HEOS BAR has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-E6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Denon HEOS BAR got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-E6 8 for its audio features and specs. Only the SB3651-E6 supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-E6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Denon HEOS BAR has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the VIZIO SB3651-E6. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HEOS BAR received a rating of 7/10 versus 9/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HEOS BAR. Multi-room is only available for the Denon HEOS BAR.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Denon HEOS BAR got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3651-E6 2 out of 10.

Advantages Denon HEOS BAR over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Denon HEOS BAR

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • WI-FI enabled

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Common

Product

Denon HEOS BAR
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Model

HEOS BAR
SB3651-E6

Brand

Denon
VIZIO

Reviews

20
322

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, sound off
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, iHeart
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

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

109.8 x 7.1 x 14.7/43.3 x 2.8 x 5.8
91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

4.8/10.5
1.8/4.6
Denon HEOS BAR
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Denon HEOS BAR
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7
  • 7Denon HEOS BAR
  • 7VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Denon HEOS BAR is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Denon HEOS BAR price