The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Vizio V51-H6 vs Sony HT-A7000 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, V51-H6 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 8 for HT-A7000.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Vizio V51-H6 has 5.1 versus 7.1.2 for the Sony HT-A7000. Only the Sony HT-A7000 has a built-in subwoofer. The Vizio V51-H6 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Sony HT-A7000 9 for its audio features and specs.
Spotify support is available on the HT-A7000.
Only the Sony HT-A7000 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Vizio V51-H6 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 2/1 of the Sony HT-A7000. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the V51-H6 received a rating of 6/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the V51-H6. A built-in microphone is present only on the V51-H6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the HT-A7000 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-A7000. For multichannel surround Vizio V51-H6 got a rating of 5, and Sony HT-A7000 10 out of 10.