Yamaha YSP-2700 vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 review

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Rating 5 5
Yamaha YSP-2700
vs
VIZIO SB3820-C6

The Yamaha YSP-2700 vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YSP-2700 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 4.6 for SB3820-C6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect 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 Yamaha YSP-2700 has 7.1 versus 2.0 for the VIZIO SB3820-C6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha YSP-2700 got our rating of 9 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 YSP-2700.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YSP-2700 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YSP-2700 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the YSP-2700 received a rating of 9/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-2700. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-2700.

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 Yamaha YSP-2700 got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB3820-C6 2 out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over VIZIO SB3820-C6

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
VIZIO SB3820-C6
4.6
8
6
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-2700
VIZIO SB3820-C6

Model

YSP-2700
SB3820-C6

Brand

Yamaha
VIZIO

Reviews

25
2037

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

107 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM
TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
0/0

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
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

94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6
96.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/38.1 x 3 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
2.6/5.7
Yamaha YSP-2700
VIZIO SB3820-C6
Yamaha YSP-2700
VIZIO SB3820-C6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 4.6
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700
  • 4.6VIZIO SB3820-C6

The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price