VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Sony HT-G700 review

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VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Sony HT-G700 comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7.6
Sony HT-G700
6.2
8
4

VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Sony HT-G700 review

VIZIO SB3651-E6
vs
Sony HT-G700

It makes sense comparing VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Sony HT-G700 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, SB3651-E6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6.2 for HT-G700. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB3651-E6 has 5.1 versus 3.1 for the Sony HT-G700. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the SB3651-E6.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-E6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The VIZIO SB3651-E6 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Sony HT-G700. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available for the SB3651-E6. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB3651-E6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the HT-G700 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-G700. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB3651-E6 got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-G700 10 out of 10.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Sony HT-G700

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone

Advantages Sony HT-G700 over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-E6
Sony HT-G700

Model

SB3651-E6
HT-G700

Brand

VIZIO
Sony

Reviews

419
221

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
power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

400 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

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)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2
89 x 6.4 x 10.8/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
3.5/7.1

Other

Release year

2017
2020
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Sony HT-G700
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Sony HT-G700

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.2
  • 7.6VIZIO SB3651-E6
  • 6.2Sony HT-G700

The VIZIO SB3651-E6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3651-E6 price

VIZIO SB3651-E6 competitors

Sony HT-G700 competitors