VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs VIZIO SB4451-C0 review

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VIZIO SB3651-F6
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l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs VIZIO SB4451-C0. The VIZIO SB3651-F6 was rated 6.6, while the VIZIO SB4451-C0 has a rating 6.4. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. 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 SB4451-C0 has wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 8 out of 10 in our ranking. Both the SB3651-F6 and the SB4451-C0 have Google Play Music on board. 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. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the SB3651-F6, so in the SB4451-C0 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.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB3651-F6 or SB4451-C0. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SB3651-F6 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The SB3651-F6 was rated 4/10, while the SB4451-C0 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages VIZIO SB4451-C0 over VIZIO SB3651-F6

  • Amazon Music compatible

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.6
VIZIO SB4451-C0
6.4
5
5
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-F6
VIZIO SB4451-C0

Model

SB3651-F6
SB4451-C0

Brand

VIZIO
VIZIO

Reviews

486
118

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, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

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)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Chromecast, iHeart
VIZIO SmartCast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

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
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

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
111.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/44 x 3 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
4.5/10.8
VIZIO SB3651-F6
VIZIO SB4451-C0
VIZIO SB3651-F6
VIZIO SB4451-C0

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.4
  • 6.6VIZIO SB3651-F6
  • 6.4VIZIO SB4451-C0

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