Vizio V21-H8 vs Samsung B650 review

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Vizio V21-H8 vs Samsung B650 comparison chart

Vizio V21-H8 vs Samsung B650 review

Vizio V21-H8
vs
Samsung B650

The Vizio V21-H8 vs Samsung B650 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Vizio V21-H8 was rated 5.5, while the Samsung B650 has a rating 4.8.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that V21-H8 has 2.1 and B650 has 3.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the V21-H8 via wired and wireless, but B650 has wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Vizio V21-H8 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung B650 received 7 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Vizio V21-H8 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung B650. As in the V21-H8, so in the B650 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the V21-H8 at 6 out of 10, while the B650 was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the V21-H8 provides a device control application. The Vizio V21-H8 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the V21-H8 or B650. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The V21-H8 was rated 5/10, while the B650 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Vizio V21-H8 over Samsung B650

  • App control
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

Vizio V21-H8
Samsung B650

Model

V21-H8
B650

Brand

Vizio
Samsung

Reviews

21
0

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, source, Bluetooth
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

430 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby 5.1ch

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS 5.1ch

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

100 x 27.4 x 37.6/39 x 11 x 15
103x5.9x10.5/40.5x2.3x4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2/5
3.1/6.8

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Vizio V21-H8
Samsung B650
Vizio V21-H8
Samsung B650

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.5
  • 4.8
  • 5.5Vizio V21-H8
  • 4.8Samsung B650

Vizio V21-H8 competitors

Samsung B650 competitors