Yamaha YAS-209 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 6.6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, 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 Yamaha YAS-209 has 2.0 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The YAS-209 has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SB3651-F6 - wired and wireless. The Yamaha YAS-209 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-F6 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SB3651-F6 supports Google Play Music. 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. The Yamaha YAS-209 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, the YAS-209 received a rating of 7/10 versus 8/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-209. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X supports both devices. For multichannel surround Yamaha YAS-209 got a rating of 5, and VIZIO SB3651-F6 4 out of 10.
The Yamaha YAS-209 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-209 price