Vizio V51-H6 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Vizio V51-H6 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison chart

Overall
Vizio V51-H6
6
Klipsch Cinema 800
8.2
8
9

Vizio V51-H6 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

Vizio V51-H6
vs
Klipsch Cinema 800

The Vizio V51-H6 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Vizio V51-H6 was rated 6, 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 V51-H6 has 5.1 and Cinema 800 has 3.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the V51-H6 via wired and wireless, but Cinema 800 has wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Vizio V51-H6 for audio features and specs, but the Klipsch Cinema 800 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

The Cinema 800 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

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 V51-H6 versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Klipsch Cinema 800. As in the V51-H6, 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 V51-H6 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 V51-H6 was rated 5/10, while the Cinema 800 received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Klipsch Cinema 800 over Vizio V51-H6

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

Product

Vizio V51-H6
Klipsch Cinema 800

Model

V51-H6
Cinema 800

Brand

Vizio
Klipsch

Reviews

189
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

5.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

800 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
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
2/1

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 Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

99 x 27.2 x 40/39 x 11 x 16
121.9x7.3x8.6/48x2.9x3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2/5
9.9/22

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Vizio V51-H6
Klipsch Cinema 800
Vizio V51-H6
Klipsch Cinema 800

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 8.2
  • 6Vizio V51-H6
  • 8.2Klipsch Cinema 800

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