VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

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VIZIO SB3651-F6
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Yamaha ATS-1070

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SB3651-F6 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB3651-F6 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. Only the Yamaha ATS-1070 has a built-in subwoofer. The VIZIO SB3651-F6 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-F6 can 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. For connectivity, the SB3651-F6 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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. The SB3651-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-F6 over Yamaha ATS-1070

  • WI-FI enabled

Advantages Yamaha ATS-1070 over VIZIO SB3651-F6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Amazon Music compatible

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.6
Yamaha ATS-1070
6
5
5
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-F6
Yamaha ATS-1070

Model

SB3651-F6
ATS-1070

Brand

VIZIO
Yamaha

Reviews

486
0

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
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

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
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

91.4 x 5.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.1 x 3.2
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
3.1/7.5
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Yamaha ATS-1070
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Yamaha ATS-1070

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6
  • 6.6VIZIO SB3651-F6
  • 6Yamaha ATS-1070

The VIZIO SB3651-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3651-F6 price