Yamaha YAS-109 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

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Rating 3.5 3.5

Yamaha YAS-109 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YAS-109
6.8
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.8
8
4

Yamaha YAS-109 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

Yamaha YAS-109
vs
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Yamaha YAS-109 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 6.8. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, 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 Yamaha YAS-109 has 2.0 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-F6. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Yamaha YAS-109 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 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 Yamaha YAS-109 has 1/1 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 YAS-109. 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, each of the opponents received 6 points out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-109 over VIZIO SB3651-F6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Microphone

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-F6 over Yamaha YAS-109

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-109
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Model

YAS-109
SB3651-F6

Brand

Yamaha
VIZIO

Reviews

766
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, input, microphone
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120

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)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
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

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1
91.4 x 5.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.4/7.5
2.1/4.6

Other

Release year

2019
2018
Yamaha YAS-109
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Yamaha YAS-109
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 6.8
  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109
  • 6.8VIZIO SB3651-F6

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VIZIO SB3651-F6 competitors