If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Vizio V51-H6 vs Klipsch Cinema 1200 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Vizio V51-H6 was rated 6, while the Klipsch Cinema 1200 has a rating 8.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the V51-H6 and power, source, volume down, volume up for the Cinema 1200.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that V51-H6 has 5.1 and Cinema 1200 has 5.1.4. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the V51-H6 via wired and wireless, but Cinema 1200 has wireless connection type. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.
The Cinema 1200 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Cinema 1200. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Vizio V51-H6 versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Klipsch Cinema 1200. As in the V51-H6, so in the Cinema 1200 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the V51-H6 at 6 out of 10, while the Cinema 1200 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.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Cinema 1200. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The V51-H6 was rated 5/10, while the Cinema 1200 received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.