If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the VIZIO SB3821-C6 vs Bose TV Speaker comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The VIZIO SB3821-C6 was rated 4.5, while the Bose TV Speaker has a rating 5.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB3821-C6 has 2.1 and TV Speaker has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SB3821-C6 via wireless, but TV Speaker has wired connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 5 out of 10 in our ranking.
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. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the TV Speaker. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SB3821-C6 at 6 out of 10, while the TV Speaker was rated 7/10.
None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. 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 SB3821-C6 or TV Speaker. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SB3821-C6 was rated 5/10, while the TV Speaker received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.