Samsung HW-Q60R vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

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Samsung HW-Q60R
vs
VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Samsung HW-Q60R vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-Q60R has a total rating of 4.4 out of 10 versus 7 for SB3651-E6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 5.1. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 8 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Only the SB3651-E6 supports Google Play Music. 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 Samsung HW-Q60R has 1/1 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 HW-Q60R received a rating of 6/10 versus 9/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the SB3651-E6. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

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 Samsung HW-Q60R got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3651-E6 2 out of 10.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Samsung HW-Q60R

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

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q60R
4.4
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7
4
5
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q60R
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Model

HW-Q60R
SB3651-E6

Brand

Samsung
VIZIO

Reviews

1393
322

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

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

110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9
91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.5/7.9
1.8/4.6
Samsung HW-Q60R
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Samsung HW-Q60R
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.4
  • 7
  • 4.4Samsung HW-Q60R
  • 7VIZIO SB3651-E6

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