VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Yamaha YAS-107 review

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VIZIO SB46514-F6
vs
Yamaha YAS-107

I had a chance to test and compare two models: VIZIO SB46514-F6 vs Yamaha YAS-107 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 was rated 7.6, while the Yamaha YAS-107 has a rating 6.2. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth for the SB46514-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 SB46514-F6 has 5.1.4 and YAS-107 has 2.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha YAS-107. An external subwoofer connects to the SB46514-F6 via wireless, but YAS-107 has wired connection type. Rate 8 out of 10 received the VIZIO SB46514-F6 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YAS-107 received 7 out of 10.

Streaming services

AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Google Play Music service is only in the YAS-107. The YAS-107 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SB46514-F6. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the VIZIO SB46514-F6 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Yamaha YAS-107. As in the SB46514-F6, so in the YAS-107 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the SB46514-F6 at 8 out of 10, while the YAS-107 was rated 6/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The VIZIO SB46514-F6 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SB46514-F6. 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 SB46514-F6 was rated 7/10, while the YAS-107 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages VIZIO SB46514-F6 over Yamaha YAS-107

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos

Advantages Yamaha YAS-107 over VIZIO SB46514-F6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
VIZIO SB46514-F6
7.6
Yamaha YAS-107
6.2
8
5
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Common

Product

VIZIO SB46514-F6
Yamaha YAS-107

Model

SB46514-F6
YAS-107

Brand

VIZIO
Yamaha

Reviews

165
805

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.4
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

wireless
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Chromecast
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
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

Google Assistant

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

116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.2
3.1/7.5
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Yamaha YAS-107
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Yamaha YAS-107

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.2
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6
  • 6.2Yamaha YAS-107

The VIZIO SB46514-F6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB46514-F6 price