The LG SL5Y vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, SL5Y has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 4.6 for SB3820-C6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, function 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 LG SL5Y has 2.1 versus 2.0 for the VIZIO SB3820-C6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The LG SL5Y got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3820-C6 5 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the SL5Y supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10.
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.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. The SL5Y supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround LG SL5Y got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3820-C6 2 out of 10.
The VIZIO SB3820-C6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3820-C6 price