Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

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Rating 5 5

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison chart

Overall
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.8
10
4

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
vs
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Smart Soundbar 300 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SB3651-F6. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone, action 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 Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-F6 8 for its audio features and specs. 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. Each soundbar has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. 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 Smart Soundbar 300. Multi-room is only available for the Bose Smart Soundbar 300.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3651-F6 6 out of 10.

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over VIZIO SB3651-F6

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-F6 over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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Common

Product

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Model

Smart Soundbar 300
SB3651-F6

Brand

Bose
VIZIO

Reviews

79
520

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone, action
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM
Pandora, Chromecast, iHeart

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

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

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4
91.4 x 5.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8
2.1/4.6

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.8
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300
  • 6.8VIZIO SB3651-F6

The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Smart Soundbar 300 price

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