The Bose Solo 5 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, Solo 5 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 7.6 for SB46514-F6.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Solo 5 has 2.0 versus 5.1.4 for the VIZIO SB46514-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Solo 5 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB46514-F6 7 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Only the VIZIO SB46514-F6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the SB46514-F6 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the Solo 5 received a rating of 3/10 versus 8/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB46514-F6. Multi-room is only available for the VIZIO SB46514-F6.
Only the SB46514-F6 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Solo 5 got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB46514-F6 7 out of 10.