The Bose Soundbar 500 vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, Soundbar 500 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 4.6 for SB3820-C6. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone 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 Bose Soundbar 500 has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the VIZIO SB3820-C6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Soundbar 500 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3820-C6 5 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the Soundbar 500.
Only the Bose Soundbar 500 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the Soundbar 500 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the Soundbar 500 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the Soundbar 500. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the Soundbar 500 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 Bose Soundbar 500 got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3820-C6 2 out of 10.
The Bose Soundbar 500 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 500 price