VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Yamaha YAS-107 review

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VIZIO SB3651-F6
vs
Yamaha YAS-107

I had a chance to test and compare two models: VIZIO SB3651-F6 vs Yamaha YAS-107 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The VIZIO SB3651-F6 was rated 6.6, while the Yamaha YAS-107 has a rating 6.2. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB3651-F6 and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-107.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SB3651-F6 has 5.1 and YAS-107 has 2.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha YAS-107. An external subwoofer connects to the SB3651-F6 via wired and wireless, but YAS-107 has wired connection type. Rate 8 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB3651-F6 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YAS-107 received 7 out of 10. Both the SB3651-F6 and the YAS-107 have Google Play Music on board. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SB3651-F6. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the SB3651-F6, so in the YAS-107 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the SB3651-F6 at 8 out of 10, while the YAS-107 was rated 6/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SB3651-F6 or YAS-107. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology included in each soundbar in this review. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-F6 over Yamaha YAS-107

  • WI-FI enabled

Advantages Yamaha YAS-107 over VIZIO SB3651-F6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Amazon Music compatible

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB3651-F6
6.6
Yamaha YAS-107
6.2
5
5
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB3651-F6
Yamaha YAS-107

Model

SB3651-F6
YAS-107

Brand

VIZIO
Yamaha

Reviews

486
805

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Chromecast, iHeart
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

91.4 x 5.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.1 x 3.2
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
3.1/7.5
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Yamaha YAS-107
VIZIO SB3651-F6
Yamaha YAS-107

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.2
  • 6.6VIZIO SB3651-F6
  • 6.2Yamaha YAS-107

The VIZIO SB3651-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3651-F6 price