An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so VIZIO SB3821-C6 vs Yamaha YSP-5600 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB3821-C6 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 8 for YSP-5600. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and input, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
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 7.1.2 for the Yamaha YSP-5600. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. The VIZIO SB3821-C6 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Yamaha YSP-5600 7 for its audio features and specs. Only the YSP-5600 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YSP-5600.
Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YSP-5600 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB3821-C6 received a rating of 6/10 versus 9/10, respectively.
App control is available for the YSP-5600. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-5600. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-5600.
Only the YSP-5600 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB3821-C6 got a rating of 2, and Yamaha YSP-5600 7 out of 10.
The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price