JBL Bar 5.1 vs VIZIO SB36512-F6

Bar 5.1 vs SB36512-F6 comparison chart

Overall
JBL Bar 5.1
7
VIZIO SB36512-F6
7
5
7

JBL Bar 5.1 vs VIZIO SB36512-F6 review

JBL Bar 5.1
vs
VIZIO SB36512-F6

The JBL Bar 5.1 vs VIZIO SB36512-F6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages JBL Bar 5.1 over VIZIO SB36512-F6

  • AirPlay compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible

Advantages VIZIO SB36512-F6 over JBL Bar 5.1

  • 5.1.2 vs 5.1 built-in channels
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos

Common strengths

  • 2 separate speakers in package
  • Both soundbars have separate subwoofers in package
  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Spotify compatible
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Both have App control
Votes 5 5
Rating 4.4 4.4
JBL Bar 5.1

Nov 22, 2019

The JBL Bar 5.1 Soundbar is the first model to feature battery powered wireless surround speakers. Want to see the JBL Bar 5.1 review as well as JBL Bar 5.1 specs? You are at the right place. Artic...

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VIZIO SB36512-F6

Nov 22, 2019

Have a look at the 36-inch Vizio 5.1.2 home theater speaker system with Dolby Atmos (or, technically speaking, SB36512-F6). This soundbar comes with two satellite speakers, a subwoofer and the abilit...

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Common

Product

JBL Bar 5.1
VIZIO SB36512-F6

Model

Bar 5.1
SB36512-F6

Brand

JBL
VIZIO

Reviews

1928
136

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
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
5.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

510 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
Pandora, TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/0
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

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

114.8 x 5.8 x 9.3/45 x 2.3 x 3.7
91.4 x 6.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.5 x 3.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.6
2.5/5.6
JBL Bar 5.1
VIZIO SB36512-F6
JBL Bar 5.1
VIZIO SB36512-F6

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7
  • 7JBL Bar 5.1
  • 7VIZIO SB36512-F6

The JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison - check JBL Bar 5.1 price.