The VIZIO SB36512-F6 vs Denon HEOS BAR comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 7. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and volume down, volume up, sound off, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB36512-F6 has 5.1.2 versus 3.0 for the Denon HEOS BAR. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The VIZIO SB36512-F6 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Denon HEOS BAR 6 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SB36512-F6 supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the VIZIO SB36512-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The VIZIO SB36512-F6 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 of the Denon HEOS BAR. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB36512-F6 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the HEOS BAR. Multi-room is available to every soundbar.
Only the SB36512-F6 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB36512-F6 got a rating of 5, and Denon HEOS BAR 4 out of 10.
The VIZIO SB36512-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB36512-F6 price