l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – VIZIO SB3621n-F8M vs VIZIO SB3821-C6. The VIZIO SB3621n-F8M was rated 4.6, while the VIZIO SB3821-C6 has a rating 4.5. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. By the number of channels, the devices do not differ. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 6 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB3621n-F8M for audio features and specs, but the VIZIO SB3821-C6 received 5 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. Neither the SB3621n-F8M nor SB3821-C6 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the SB3621n-F8M at 4 out of 10, while the SB3821-C6 was rated 6/10.
The manufacturer of the SB3621n-F8M provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB3621n-F8M or SB3821-C6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SB3621n-F8M was rated 4/10, while the SB3821-C6 received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.
The VIZIO SB3621n-F8M is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3621n-F8M price