In this article, we will talk about VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Samsung HW-R550 comparison. The VIZIO SB3651-E6 was rated 7.6, while the Samsung HW-R550 has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB3651-E6 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-R550.
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-R550 has 2.1. 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. The SB3651-E6 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SB3651-E6. 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-R550. As in the SB3651-E6, so in the HW-R550 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-R550 was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the SB3651-E6 provides a device control application. The VIZIO SB3651-E6 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB3651-E6 or HW-R550. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.