VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Bose Solo 5 review

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Rating 5 5
VIZIO SB46514-F6
vs
Bose Solo 5

The VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Bose Solo 5 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 was rated 7.6, while the Bose Solo 5 has a rating 4.

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 Solo 5 has 2.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 8 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB46514-F6 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Solo 5 received 5 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SB46514-F6. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the SB46514-F6. We rated the connectivity of the SB46514-F6 at 8 out of 10, while the Solo 5 was rated 3/10. 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.

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Common

Product

VIZIO SB46514-F6
Bose Solo 5

Model

SB46514-F6
Solo 5

Brand

VIZIO
Bose

Reviews

107
2244

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
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.4
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
1/0

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

116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3
21.6 x 2.8 x 3.4/54.9 x7 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.2
1.7/3.7
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Bose Solo 5
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Bose Solo 5

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 4
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6
  • 4Bose Solo 5

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