VIZIO SB3821-C6 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 review

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VIZIO SB3821-C6
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VIZIO SB3651-F6

VIZIO SB3821-C6 vs VIZIO SB3651-F6 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB3821-C6 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 6.6 for SB3651-F6. The set of control buttons for competitors is the same and is: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB3821-C6 has 2.1 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The SB3821-C6 has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SB3651-F6 - wired and wireless. The VIZIO SB3821-C6 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-F6 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Only the SB3651-F6 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the SB3651-F6.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the SB3651-F6 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB3821-C6 received a rating of 6/10 versus 8/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the SB3651-F6. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. 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 SB3651-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB3821-C6 got a rating of 2, and VIZIO SB3651-F6 4 out of 10.

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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3821-C6
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Model

SB3821-C6
SB3651-F6

Brand

VIZIO
VIZIO

Reviews

4009
702

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, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Chromecast, iHeart

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/0

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

96.5 x 7.6 x 7.6/38 x 3 x 3
91.4 x 5.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.6/5.8
2.1/4.6
VIZIO SB3821-C6
VIZIO SB3651-F6
VIZIO SB3821-C6
VIZIO SB3651-F6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 6.6
  • 4.5VIZIO SB3821-C6
  • 6.6VIZIO SB3651-F6

The VIZIO SB3651-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3651-F6 price