Vizio V21-H8 vs Samsung S800B review

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Vizio V21-H8 vs Samsung S800B comparison chart

Vizio V21-H8 vs Samsung S800B review

Vizio V21-H8
vs
Samsung S800B

In this article, we will talk about Vizio V21-H8 vs Samsung S800B comparison. The Vizio V21-H8 was rated 5.5, while the Samsung S800B has a rating 8.6.

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 S800B has 3.1.2. 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 S800B has wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Vizio V21-H8 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung S800B received 7 out of 10.

Streaming services

The S800B can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the S800B. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the V21-H8, so in the S800B there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the V21-H8 at 6 out of 10, while the S800B was rated 7/10. 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 S800B. The S800B can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The V21-H8 was rated 5/10, while the S800B received a mark of 10/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung S800B over Vizio V21-H8

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Vizio V21-H8
Samsung S800B

Model

V21-H8
S800B

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
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

330 (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
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/1
0/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
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 Digital Plus, Dolby 5.0ch

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
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
116x3.8x3.9/45.7x1.5x1.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2/5
1.4/3.1

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Vizio V21-H8
Samsung S800B
Vizio V21-H8
Samsung S800B

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.5
  • 8.6
  • 5.5Vizio V21-H8
  • 8.6Samsung S800B

Vizio V21-H8 competitors

Samsung S800B competitors