Yamaha YAS-107 vs VIZIO SB4451-C0 review

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Yamaha YAS-107
vs
VIZIO SB4451-C0

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – Yamaha YAS-107 vs VIZIO SB4451-C0. The Yamaha YAS-107 was rated 6.2, while the VIZIO SB4451-C0 has a rating 6.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-107 and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up for the SB4451-C0.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YAS-107 has 2.0 and SB4451-C0 has 5.1. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha YAS-107. An external subwoofer connects to the YAS-107 via wired, but SB4451-C0 has wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Yamaha YAS-107 for audio features and specs, but the VIZIO SB4451-C0 received 8 out of 10.

Streaming services

AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Both the YAS-107 and the SB4451-C0 have Google Play Music on board. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SB4451-C0. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the YAS-107, so in the SB4451-C0 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the YAS-107 at 6 out of 10, while the SB4451-C0 was rated 8/10.

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 YAS-107 or SB4451-C0. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-107 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The YAS-107 was rated 4/10, while the SB4451-C0 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-107 over VIZIO SB4451-C0

  • Built-in subwoofer

Advantages VIZIO SB4451-C0 over Yamaha YAS-107

  • WI-FI enabled

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YAS-107
6.2
VIZIO SB4451-C0
6.4
5
5
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-107
VIZIO SB4451-C0

Model

YAS-107
SB4451-C0

Brand

Yamaha
VIZIO

Reviews

805
118

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wired
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
VIZIO SmartCast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

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

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

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

88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1
111.7 x 7.6 x 7.6/44 x 3 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.5
4.5/10.8
Yamaha YAS-107
VIZIO SB4451-C0
Yamaha YAS-107
VIZIO SB4451-C0

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.2
  • 6.4
  • 6.2Yamaha YAS-107
  • 6.4VIZIO SB4451-C0

The VIZIO SB4451-C0 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB4451-C0 price