Vizio V21-H8 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

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Vizio V21-H8 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison chart

Vizio V21-H8 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

Vizio V21-H8
vs
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Vizio V21-H8 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, V21-H8 has a total rating of 5.5 out of 10 versus 6.8 for SB3651-F6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth 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 Vizio V21-H8 has 2.1 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 Vizio V21-H8 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-F6 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the SB3651-F6.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Vizio V21-H8 has 0/1 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, the V21-H8 received a rating of 6/10 versus 8/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the V21-H8. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

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 Vizio V21-H8 got a rating of 5, and VIZIO SB3651-F6 6 out of 10.

Advantages Vizio V21-H8 over VIZIO SB3651-F6

  • Microphone

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-F6 over Vizio V21-H8

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
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Common

Product

Vizio V21-H8
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Model

V21-H8
SB3651-F6

Brand

Vizio
VIZIO

Reviews

14
520

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, 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

0/1
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)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

100 x 27.4 x 37.6/39 x 11 x 15
91.4 x 5.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2/5
2.1/4.6

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Vizio V21-H8
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Vizio V21-H8
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.5
  • 6.8
  • 5.5Vizio V21-H8
  • 6.8VIZIO SB3651-F6

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

Vizio V21-H8 competitors

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