VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs LG SL9YG review

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VIZIO SB46514-F6
vs
LG SL9YG

It makes sense comparing VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs LG SL9YG because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, SB46514-F6 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 7.4 for SL9YG. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth 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 SB46514-F6 has 5.1.4 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. Only the SL9YG supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the SL9YG.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the SB46514-F6 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively.

Features

Both models support voice control using Google Assistant. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SL9YG. The SB46514-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 7 points out of 10.

Advantages LG SL9YG over VIZIO SB46514-F6

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Compatible with DTS:X

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Common

Product

VIZIO SB46514-F6
LG SL9YG

Model

SB46514-F6
SL9YG

Brand

VIZIO
LG

Reviews

165
25

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, volume down, volume up, play/pause, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.4
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

Pandora, Chromecast
Tuneln, Deezer Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
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
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
121 x 5.5 x 14.4/48 x 2.2 x 5.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.2
6.3/13.9
VIZIO SB46514-F6
LG SL9YG
VIZIO SB46514-F6
LG SL9YG

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  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6
  • 7.4LG SL9YG

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