l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – Bose Soundbar 700 vs VIZIO SB4451-C0. The Bose Soundbar 700 was rated 6.6, while the VIZIO SB4451-C0 has a rating 6.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone for the Soundbar 700 and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB4451-C0.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Soundbar 700 has 3.0 and SB4451-C0 has 5.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the Soundbar 700 via wired and wireless, but SB4451-C0 has wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Bose Soundbar 700 for audio features and specs, but the VIZIO SB4451-C0 received 8 out of 10.
The Bose Soundbar 700 is equipped with AirPlay 2, but the VIZIO SB4451-C0 has AirPlay on board. Google Play Music service is only in the SB4451-C0. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the Soundbar 700, so in the SB4451-C0 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the Soundbar 700 at 6 out of 10, while the SB4451-C0 was rated 8/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Bose Soundbar 700 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Soundbar 700 or SB4451-C0. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 2/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.
The Bose Soundbar 700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 700 price