VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Samsung HW-Q70R review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7.6
Samsung HW-Q70R
7.6
8
10

VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Samsung HW-Q70R review

VIZIO SB3651-E6
vs
Samsung HW-Q70R

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Both soundbars received a score of 7.6 in our ranking. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB3651-E6 and power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB3651-E6 has 5.1 and HW-Q70R has 3.1.2. 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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the VIZIO SB3651-E6 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q70R. As in the SB3651-E6, so in the HW-Q70R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SB3651-E6 at 8 out of 10, while the HW-Q70R was rated 7/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q70R may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70R. The HW-Q70R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SB3651-E6 was rated 4/10, while the HW-Q70R received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Samsung HW-Q70R

  • Amazon Music compatible

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70R over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-E6
Samsung HW-Q70R

Model

SB3651-E6
HW-Q70R

Brand

VIZIO
Samsung

Reviews

419
1601

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, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

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
Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Digital Surround

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
110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
3.5/7.9

Other

Release year

2017
2019
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Samsung HW-Q70R
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Samsung HW-Q70R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
  • 7.6VIZIO SB3651-E6
  • 7.6Samsung HW-Q70R