Bose Soundbar 500 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Soundbar 500 has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SB3651-F6. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Soundbar 500 has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Soundbar 500 has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SB3651-F6 - wired and wireless. The Bose Soundbar 500 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-F6 8 for its audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
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. 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 Soundbar 500. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the Soundbar 500 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Soundbar 500 got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3651-F6 6 out of 10.