Sonos Beam vs VIZIO SB3821-C6

Sonos Beam

Sonos Beam review

Nov 22, 2019

Beam is the home theater speaker system in the Sonos universe. Positioned as a compact soundbar, the model not only sounds good, but also bears the proud title of “smart” thanks to the int...

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VIZIO SB3821-C6

VIZIO SB3821-C6 review

Nov 22, 2019

If for once you believed that SB3851-C0 was the best of Vizio's soundbar speaker system, then you probably have not seen the VIZIO SB3821-C6 review. Other than the room-filling sound from the wireles...

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Common

Product

Sonos Beam
VIZIO SB3821-C6

Model

Beam
SB3821-C6

Brand

Sonos
VIZIO

Rating

4.2 of 5
3.8 of 5

Reviews

661
3675

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, microphone button, play/pause
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

3.0
2.1

Supported channel quantity

5.1
2.1

Separate speaker (in package)

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

HDMI input/output

1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1
1

USB

1

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln
has not

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (H x W x D), cm/in

6.8 x 65 x 10/2.7 x 25.6 x 3.9
7.6 x 96.5 x 7.6/3 x 38 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
2.6/5.8
Sonos Beam
VIZIO SB3821-C6
Sonos Beam
VIZIO SB3821-C6

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  • 9.9
  • 6.2
  • 9.9Sonos Beam
  • 6.2VIZIO SB3821-C6

The Sonos Beam is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Beam price