l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – Samsung HW-Q70R vs VIZIO SB4451-C0. The Samsung HW-Q70R was rated 6.6, while the VIZIO SB4451-C0 has a rating 6.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB4451-C0.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q70R has 3.1.2 and SB4451-C0 has 5.1. 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 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q70R for audio features and specs, but the VIZIO SB4451-C0 received 8 out of 10. Google Play Music service is only in the SB4451-C0. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-Q70R versus 1/0 HDMIs in the VIZIO SB4451-C0. As in the HW-Q70R, so in the SB4451-C0 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q70R at 7 out of 10, while the SB4451-C0 was rated 8/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Samsung HW-Q70R equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70R. The HW-Q70R can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The HW-Q70R was rated 7/10, while the SB4451-C0 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The Samsung HW-Q70R is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q70R price