Vizio V21-H8 vs LG SP7R review

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Vizio V21-H8 vs LG SP7R comparison chart

Vizio V21-H8 vs LG SP7R review

Vizio V21-H8

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Vizio V21-H8 vs LG SP7R and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Vizio V21-H8 was rated 5.5, while the LG SP7R has a rating 5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the V21-H8 and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the SP7R.

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 SP7R has 7.1. 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 SP7R has wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Vizio V21-H8 for audio features and specs, but the LG SP7R received 8 out of 10.

Streaming services

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


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 LG SP7R. As in the V21-H8, so in the SP7R 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 SP7R 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 SP7R. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The V21-H8 was rated 5/10, while the SP7R received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Vizio V21-H8 over LG SP7R

  • App control
  • Microphone
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