It makes sense comparing VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Samsung HW-N850 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, SB3651-F6 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.2 for HW-N850. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and power, input, volume down, volume up, respectively.
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 5.1.2 for the Samsung HW-N850. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The SB3651-F6 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the HW-N850 - wireless. The VIZIO SB3651-F6 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-N850 7 for its audio features and specs. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The VIZIO SB3651-F6 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 2/0 of the Samsung HW-N850. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB3651-F6 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. 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.
Only the HW-N850 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-N850. The SB3651-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB3651-F6 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-N850 7 out of 10.
The Samsung HW-N850 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-N850 price