VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

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Rating 5 5

VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7.6
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
8
10

VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

VIZIO SB3651-E6
vs
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

The VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. 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 microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.

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 Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SB3651-E6 via wireless, but Smart Soundbar 300 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB3651-E6 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10.

Streaming services

The VIZIO SB3651-E6 is equipped with AirPlay, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has AirPlay 2 on board. 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. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the SB3651-E6, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB3651-E6 or Smart Soundbar 300. 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.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

  • Separate subwoofer in package

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-E6
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Model

SB3651-E6
Smart Soundbar 300

Brand

VIZIO
Bose

Reviews

419
79

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
microphone, action

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

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
1

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

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
66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
3.6/8

Other

Release year

2017
2020
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
  • 7.6VIZIO SB3651-E6
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300

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

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