The JBL Bar 5.1 vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, Bar 5.1 has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 4.6 for SB3820-C6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input 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 JBL Bar 5.1 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for the VIZIO SB3820-C6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The JBL Bar 5.1 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3820-C6 5 for its audio features and specs. Only the Bar 5.1 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the Bar 5.1.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the Bar 5.1 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the Bar 5.1 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available in every soundbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround JBL Bar 5.1 got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3820-C6 2 out of 10.
The JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 5.1 price