l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – LG SN10YG vs VIZIO SB4451-C0. Both soundbars received a score of 7.2 in our ranking. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone for the SN10YG 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 SN10YG has 5.1.2 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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 8 out of 10 in our ranking. 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 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SN10YG versus 1/0 HDMIs in the VIZIO SB4451-C0. As in the SN10YG, 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 SN10YG at 9 out of 10, while the SB4451-C0 was rated 8/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The LG SN10YG equipped with a microphone. The VIZIO SB4451-C0 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SN10YG. The SN10YG can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SN10YG was rated 10/10, while the SB4451-C0 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.