The Bose Soundbar 500 vs Vizio V51-H6 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Bose Soundbar 500 was rated 7.4, while the Vizio V51-H6 has a rating 6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone for the Soundbar 500 and power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the V51-H6.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Soundbar 500 has 3.0 and V51-H6 has 5.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the Soundbar 500 via wireless, but V51-H6 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Bose Soundbar 500 for audio features and specs, but the Vizio V51-H6 received 7 out of 10. The Soundbar 500 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Soundbar 500. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose Soundbar 500 versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Vizio V51-H6. As in the Soundbar 500, so in the V51-H6 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Soundbar 500 at 8 out of 10, while the V51-H6 was rated 6/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Soundbar 500. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The Soundbar 500 was rated 4/10, while the V51-H6 received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.