Bose Soundbar 700 vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 review

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Bose Soundbar 700
vs
VIZIO SB3820-C6

The Bose Soundbar 700 vs VIZIO SB3820-C6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, Soundbar 700 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 4.6 for SB3820-C6. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Soundbar 700 has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the VIZIO SB3820-C6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Soundbar 700 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3820-C6 5 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the Soundbar 700.

Connectivity

Only the Bose Soundbar 700 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the Soundbar 700 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 6/10. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the Soundbar 700. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 2 points out of 10.

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Common

Product

Bose Soundbar 700
VIZIO SB3820-C6

Model

Soundbar 700
SB3820-C6

Brand

Bose
VIZIO

Reviews

182
1375

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM
TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, 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

97.8 x 5.6 x 10.6 /38.5 x 2.2 x 4.2
96.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/38.1 x 3 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

4.5/10.5
2.6/5.7
Bose Soundbar 700
VIZIO SB3820-C6
Bose Soundbar 700
VIZIO SB3820-C6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 4.6
  • 6.6Bose Soundbar 700
  • 4.6VIZIO SB3820-C6

The Bose Soundbar 700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 700 price