Vizio V21-H8 vs LG SPD7Y review

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Vizio V21-H8 vs LG SPD7Y comparison chart

Vizio V21-H8 vs LG SPD7Y review

Vizio V21-H8
vs
LG SPD7Y

The Vizio V21-H8 vs LG SPD7Y comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, V21-H8 has a total rating of 5.5 out of 10 versus 5.6 for SPD7Y.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Vizio V21-H8 has 2.1 versus 3.1.2 for the LG SPD7Y. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The V21-H8 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SPD7Y - wireless. The Vizio V21-H8 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the LG SPD7Y 7 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Vizio V21-H8 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG SPD7Y. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the V21-H8 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the V21-H8. A built-in microphone is present only on the V21-H8. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the SPD7Y has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SPD7Y. For multichannel surround Vizio V21-H8 got a rating of 5, and LG SPD7Y 10 out of 10.

Advantages Vizio V21-H8 over LG SPD7Y

  • App control
  • Microphone

Advantages LG SPD7Y over Vizio V21-H8

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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Common

Product

Vizio V21-H8
LG SPD7Y

Model

V21-H8
SPD7Y

Brand

Vizio
LG

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

380 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
has not

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 TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

100 x 27.4 x 37.6/39 x 11 x 15
98.8x22.6x44.1/38.9x8.9x17.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2/5
3.8/8.4

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Vizio V21-H8
LG SPD7Y
Vizio V21-H8
LG SPD7Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.5
  • 5.6
  • 5.5Vizio V21-H8
  • 5.6LG SPD7Y

Vizio V21-H8 competitors

LG SPD7Y competitors