VIZIO SB3820-C6 vs Yamaha YAS-109 review

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Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB3820-C6
vs
Yamaha YAS-109

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB3820-C6 vs Yamaha YAS-109 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB3820-C6 has a total rating of 4.6 out of 10 versus 7 for YAS-109. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 2.0. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The VIZIO SB3820-C6 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-109 7 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YAS-109.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YAS-109 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB3820-C6 received a rating of 6/10 versus 9/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-109. 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. The YAS-109 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB3820-C6 got a rating of 2, and Yamaha YAS-109 5 out of 10.

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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3820-C6
Yamaha YAS-109

Model

SB3820-C6
YAS-109

Brand

VIZIO
Yamaha

Reviews

1375
101

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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

96.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/38.1 x 3 x 3
89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.6/5.7
3.4/7.5
VIZIO SB3820-C6
Yamaha YAS-109
VIZIO SB3820-C6
Yamaha YAS-109

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.6
  • 7
  • 4.6VIZIO SB3820-C6
  • 7Yamaha YAS-109

The Yamaha YAS-109 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-109 price