VIZIO SB36512-F6 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB36512-F6
vs
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The VIZIO SB36512-F6 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The VIZIO SB36512-F6 was rated 7, while the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has a rating 6.

Audio features

Soundbars have different amplification type - active versus passive respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB36512-F6 has 5.1.2 and Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50. Rate 8 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB36512-F6 for audio features and specs, but the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Google Play Music service is only in the SB36512-F6. The SB36512-F6 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SB36512-F6. Bluetooth support integrated in the SB36512-F6. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the SB36512-F6. We rated the connectivity of the SB36512-F6 at 8 out of 10, while the Mythos SSA-50 was rated 6/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the SB36512-F6 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The VIZIO SB36512-F6 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SB36512-F6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.

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Common

Product

VIZIO SB36512-F6
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Model

SB36512-F6
Mythos SSA-50

Brand

VIZIO
Definitive Technology

Reviews

58
26

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.2
5.0

Amplification type

active
passive

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
5/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

91.4 x 6.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.5 x 3.1
13.6 x 117.5 x 10.7/5.4 x 46.2 x 4.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/5.6
15.4/34
VIZIO SB36512-F6
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
VIZIO SB36512-F6
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 6
  • 7VIZIO SB36512-F6
  • 6Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The VIZIO SB36512-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB36512-F6 price

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