VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Yamaha YAS-109 review

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VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Yamaha YAS-109 comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7.6
Yamaha YAS-109
6.8
8
8

VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Yamaha YAS-109 review

VIZIO SB3651-E6
vs
Yamaha YAS-109

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB3651-E6 vs Yamaha YAS-109 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB3651-E6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6.8 for YAS-109. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone, respectively.

Audio features

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 2.0 for the Yamaha YAS-109. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The SB3651-E6 has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the YAS-109 - wired and wireless. The VIZIO SB3651-E6 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-109 6 for its audio features and specs. 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. The VIZIO SB3651-E6 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Yamaha YAS-109. 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

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB3651-E6 got a rating of 4, and Yamaha YAS-109 6 out of 10.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Yamaha YAS-109

  • Separate subwoofer in package

Advantages Yamaha YAS-109 over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Built-in subwoofer
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-E6
Yamaha YAS-109

Model

SB3651-E6
YAS-109

Brand

VIZIO
Yamaha

Reviews

419
671

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
power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

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

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Virtual:X

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
89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

1.8/4.6
3.4/7.5

Other

Release year

2017
2019
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Yamaha YAS-109
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Yamaha YAS-109

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.8
  • 7.6VIZIO SB3651-E6
  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109

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

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