l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs VIZIO SB4451-C0. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 was rated 7.6, 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, input, Bluetooth for the SB46514-F6 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 SB46514-F6 has 5.1.4 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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 8 out of 10 in our ranking.
AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Google Play Music service is only in the SB4451-C0. The SB4451-C0 can play audio 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 VIZIO SB46514-F6 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the VIZIO SB4451-C0. As in the SB46514-F6, so in the SB4451-C0 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SB46514-F6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SB46514-F6 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The SB46514-F6 was rated 7/10, while the SB4451-C0 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The VIZIO SB46514-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB46514-F6 price