Samsung HW-Q950T vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-Q950T vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-Q950T
8.4
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.8
10
4

Samsung HW-Q950T vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

Samsung HW-Q950T
vs
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Samsung HW-Q950T vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-Q950T has a total rating of 8.4 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SB3651-F6. The competitors' control buttons are different: multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-Q950T has 9.1.4 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The HW-Q950T has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SB3651-F6 - wired and wireless. The Samsung HW-Q950T got our rating of 9 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-F6 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-Q950T has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the VIZIO SB3651-F6. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-Q950T. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-Q950T.

Multichannel surround

Only the HW-Q950T has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-Q950T. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q950T got a rating of 9, and VIZIO SB3651-F6 6 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q950T over VIZIO SB3651-F6

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Samsung HW-Q950T
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Model

HW-Q950T
SB3651-F6

Brand

Samsung
VIZIO

Reviews

28
520

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

multi function, volume down, volume up, microphone
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

9.1.4
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

546 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Chromecast, iHeart

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

2/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

122 x 5 x 12.7/48 x 2.7 x 5.4
91.4 x 5.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

6.8/15.7
2.1/4.6

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Samsung HW-Q950T
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Samsung HW-Q950T
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.4
  • 6.8
  • 8.4Samsung HW-Q950T
  • 6.8VIZIO SB3651-F6