VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Dayton Audio BS36 review

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Rating 5 5

VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Dayton Audio BS36 comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.8
Dayton Audio BS36
4.5
7
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4
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6
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VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Dayton Audio BS36 review

VIZIO SB3651-F6
vs
Dayton Audio BS36

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Dayton Audio BS36 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, SB3651-F6 has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 4.5 for BS36.

Audio features

The VIZIO SB3651-F6 has the active amplification type, the Dayton Audio BS36 - passive. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB3651-F6 has 5.1 versus 3.0 for the Dayton Audio BS36. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The VIZIO SB3651-F6 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Dayton Audio BS36 5 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the SB3651-F6.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the SB3651-F6 has Bluetooth support. Only the SB3651-F6 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the SB3651-F6 received a rating of 8/10 versus 4/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the SB3651-F6. 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.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-F6 over Dayton Audio BS36

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-F6
Dayton Audio BS36

Model

SB3651-F6
BS36

Brand

VIZIO
Dayton Audio

Reviews

520
55

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
passive

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Chromecast, iHeart
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
3/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
has not

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
has not

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
93.1 x 10.1 x 10.1/37 x 4.2 x 4.8

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
5.9/13.4

Other

Release year

2018
2013
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Dayton Audio BS36
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Dayton Audio BS36

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 4.5
  • 6.8VIZIO SB3651-F6
  • 4.5Dayton Audio BS36

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

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