VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Samsung HW-Q70R review

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Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB3651-F6
vs
Samsung HW-Q70R

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Both soundbars received a score of 6.6 in our ranking. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB3651-F6 and power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R.

Audio features

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 HW-Q70R has 3.1.2. 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 HW-Q70R has wireless connection type. Rate 8 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB3651-F6 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-Q70R received 7 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Google Play Music service is only in the SB3651-F6. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

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 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q70R. As in the SB3651-F6, so in the HW-Q70R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SB3651-F6 at 8 out of 10, while the HW-Q70R was rated 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-Q70R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70R. The HW-Q70R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SB3651-F6 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The SB3651-F6 was rated 4/10, while the HW-Q70R received a mark of 7/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-F6 over Samsung HW-Q70R

  • Google Play Music compatible

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70R over VIZIO SB3651-F6

  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.6
Samsung HW-Q70R
6.6
5
8
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-F6
Samsung HW-Q70R

Model

SB3651-F6
HW-Q70R

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
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (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

Amazon Alexa

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-Q70R
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Samsung HW-Q70R

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.6VIZIO SB3651-F6
  • 6.6Samsung HW-Q70R

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