The Samsung HW-Q80R vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, HW-Q80R has a total rating of 6.8 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.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-E6. 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 is available on each of the soundbars.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-Q80R has 2/1 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-Q80R 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 HW-Q80R. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the HW-Q80R has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-Q80R. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q80R got a rating of 7, and VIZIO SB3651-E6 2 out of 10.
The VIZIO SB3651-E6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3651-E6 price