VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs VIZIO SB4451-C0 review

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Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB46514-F6
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VIZIO SB4451-C0

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.

Audio features

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.

Streaming services

AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Google Play Music service is only in the SB4451-C0. The SB4451-C0 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

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.

Multichannel surround

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.

Advantages VIZIO SB46514-F6 over VIZIO SB4451-C0

  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos

Advantages VIZIO SB4451-C0 over VIZIO SB46514-F6

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB46514-F6
7.6
VIZIO SB4451-C0
6.4
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB46514-F6
VIZIO SB4451-C0

Model

SB46514-F6
SB4451-C0

Brand

VIZIO
VIZIO

Reviews

165
118

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.4
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Chromecast
VIZIO SmartCast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
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

Google Assistant

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

116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3
111.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/44 x 3 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.2
4.5/10.8
VIZIO SB46514-F6
VIZIO SB4451-C0
VIZIO SB46514-F6
VIZIO SB4451-C0

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.4
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6
  • 6.4VIZIO SB4451-C0

The VIZIO SB46514-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB46514-F6 price