Vizio V21-H8 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

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Vizio V21-H8 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison chart

Vizio V21-H8
Klipsch Cinema 800

Vizio V21-H8 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

Vizio V21-H8
Klipsch Cinema 800

The Vizio V21-H8 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Vizio V21-H8 was rated 5.5, while the Klipsch Cinema 800 has a rating 8.2.

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 Cinema 800 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 Cinema 800 has wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

The Cinema 800 can play audio from Spotify.


Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Cinema 800. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Vizio V21-H8 versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Klipsch Cinema 800. As in the V21-H8, so in the Cinema 800 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 Cinema 800 was rated 8/10. 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.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Cinema 800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The V21-H8 was rated 5/10, while the Cinema 800 received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Klipsch Cinema 800 over Vizio V21-H8

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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