Vizio V51-H6 vs LG SN6Y review

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Vizio V51-H6 vs LG SN6Y comparison chart

Vizio V51-H6 vs LG SN6Y review

Vizio V51-H6
vs
LG SN6Y

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Vizio V51-H6 vs LG SN6Y comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, V51-H6 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 6.2 for SN6Y. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth and power, volume down, volume up, function, respectively.

Audio features

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 3.1 for the LG SN6Y. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The V51-H6 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the SN6Y - wireless. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their 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 V51-H6 has 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the LG SN6Y. 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 8/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 5 points out of 10.

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Common

Product

Vizio V51-H6
LG SN6Y

Model

V51-H6
SN6Y

Brand

Vizio
LG

Reviews

189
87

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
power, volume down, volume up, function

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (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
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
Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X
DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

99 x 27.2 x 40/39 x 11 x 16
104 x 5 x 7.6/41.7 x 2.2 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2/5
3.1/7.6

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Vizio V51-H6
LG SN6Y
Vizio V51-H6
LG SN6Y

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 6.2
  • 6Vizio V51-H6
  • 6.2LG SN6Y

Vizio V51-H6 competitors

LG SN6Y competitors