VIZIO SB4451-C0 vs LG SL9YG review

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VIZIO SB4451-C0
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LG SL9YG

It makes sense comparing VIZIO SB4451-C0 vs LG SL9YG because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, SB4451-C0 has a total rating of 6.4 out of 10 versus 7.4 for SL9YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the VIZIO SB4451-C0 has 5.1 versus 4.1.2 for the LG SL9YG. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 8 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The VIZIO SB4451-C0 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG SL9YG. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB4451-C0 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SL9YG. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the SL9YG has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SL9YG. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround VIZIO SB4451-C0 got a rating of 2, and LG SL9YG 7 out of 10.

Advantages VIZIO SB4451-C0 over LG SL9YG

  • Amazon Music compatible

Advantages LG SL9YG over VIZIO SB4451-C0

  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

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Common

Product

VIZIO SB4451-C0
LG SL9YG

Model

SB4451-C0
SL9YG

Brand

VIZIO
LG

Reviews

118
25

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up
power, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
4.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

500 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

VIZIO SmartCast
Tuneln, Deezer Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

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
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

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

111.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/44 x 3 x 3
121 x 5.5 x 14.4/48 x 2.2 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4.5/10.8
6.3/13.9
VIZIO SB4451-C0
LG SL9YG
VIZIO SB4451-C0
LG SL9YG

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.4
  • 7.4
  • 6.4VIZIO SB4451-C0
  • 7.4LG SL9YG

The LG SL9YG is better soundbar in this comparison. Check LG SL9YG price