Yamaha YSP-5600 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

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Yamaha YSP-5600
vs
VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Yamaha YSP-5600 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YSP-5600 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7 for SB3651-E6. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, volume down, volume up, power and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YSP-5600 has 7.1.2 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-E6. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha YSP-5600 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-E6 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YSP-5600 has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the VIZIO SB3651-E6. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 9/10.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-5600. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-5600.

Multichannel surround

Only the YSP-5600 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Yamaha YSP-5600 got a rating of 7, and VIZIO SB3651-E6 2 out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-5600 over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-5600
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Model

YSP-5600
SB3651-E6

Brand

Yamaha
VIZIO

Reviews

47
322

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

90

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
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

91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8
91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

11.3/25.8
1.8/4.6
Yamaha YSP-5600
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Yamaha YSP-5600
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7
  • 8Yamaha YSP-5600
  • 7VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price