In this article, we will talk about VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The VIZIO SB3651-F6 was rated 6.8, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 6.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB3651-F6 and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB3651-F6 has 5.1 and HT-CT800 has 2.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SB3651-F6 via wired and wireless, but HT-CT800 has wireless connection type. Rate 8 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB3651-F6 for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-CT800 received 6 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the VIZIO SB3651-F6 versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. As in the SB3651-F6, so in the HT-CT800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10.
The manufacturer of the SB3651-F6 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-CT800 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB3651-F6 or HT-CT800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 6/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.