VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Samsung HW-Q60R review

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Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB3651-F6
vs
Samsung HW-Q60R

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB3651-F6 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 4.4 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 5.1. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The SB3651-F6 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the HW-Q60R - wireless. Both models received our 8 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SB3651-F6 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the SB3651-F6.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-F6 can 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 1/1 of the Samsung HW-Q60R. 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 6/10, 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. 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 Samsung HW-Q60R

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.6
Samsung HW-Q60R
4.4
5
4
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-F6
Samsung HW-Q60R

Model

SB3651-F6
HW-Q60R

Brand

VIZIO
Samsung

Reviews

486
1393

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, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

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
1/1

HDMI ARC

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
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

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
110 x 5.8 x 9.9/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
3.5/7.9
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Samsung HW-Q60R
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Samsung HW-Q60R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 4.4
  • 6.6VIZIO SB3651-F6
  • 4.4Samsung HW-Q60R

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