ZVOX SB380 vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 review

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Rating 5 5
ZVOX SB380
vs
VIZIO SB3820-C6

The ZVOX SB380 vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SB380 has a total rating of 4 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.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the ZVOX SB380 has 3.1 versus 2.0 for the VIZIO SB3820-C6. Only the ZVOX SB380 has a built-in subwoofer. The ZVOX SB380 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3820-C6 5 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the SB3820-C6 has Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. For connectivity, the SB380 received a rating of 4/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the SB3820-C6. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 2 points out of 10.

Advantages ZVOX SB380 over VIZIO SB3820-C6

  • Built-in subwoofer

Advantages VIZIO SB3820-C6 over ZVOX SB380

  • Bluetooth enabled
  • App control

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Common

Product

ZVOX SB380
VIZIO SB3820-C6

Model

SB380
SB3820-C6

Brand

ZVOX
VIZIO

Reviews

431
2037

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

45

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

2/0
1/0

USB

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

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

88.9 x 12.7 x 7.6/35.5 x 5.7 x 3.3
96.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/38.1 x 3 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9.8
2.6/5.7
ZVOX SB380
VIZIO SB3820-C6
ZVOX SB380
VIZIO SB3820-C6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4
  • 4.6
  • 4ZVOX SB380
  • 4.6VIZIO SB3820-C6

The VIZIO SB3820-C6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3820-C6 price