Bose Soundbar 500 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Bose Soundbar 500 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison chart

Overall
Bose Soundbar 500
7.4
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7.6
8
8

Bose Soundbar 500 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

Bose Soundbar 500
vs
VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Bose Soundbar 500 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, Soundbar 500 has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 versus 7.6 for SB3651-E6. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Soundbar 500 has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-E6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Bose Soundbar 500 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-E6 7 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

The Bose Soundbar 500 has support AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison has AirPlay. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

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.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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.

Advantages Bose Soundbar 500 over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Bose Soundbar 500

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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Common

Product

Bose Soundbar 500
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Model

Soundbar 500
SB3651-E6

Brand

Bose
VIZIO

Reviews

365
419

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

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)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
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

80 x 4.3 x 10.1/31.5 x 1.7 x 4
91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7
1.8/4.6

Other

Release year

2018
2017
Bose Soundbar 500
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Bose Soundbar 500
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.4
  • 7.6
  • 7.4Bose Soundbar 500
  • 7.6VIZIO SB3651-E6

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

Bose Soundbar 500 competitors

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