An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Bose Soundbar 500 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB3651-E6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 7.4 for Soundbar 500. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB3651-E6 has 5.1 versus 3.0 for the Bose Soundbar 500. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The VIZIO SB3651-E6 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Bose Soundbar 500 6 for its audio features and specs.
The VIZIO SB3651-E6 has support AirPlay, and its competitor in our comparison has AirPlay 2. 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. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10.
App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the Soundbar 500 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.