Sony HT-Z9F vs VIZIO SB3821-C6

Sony HT-Z9F

Sony HT-Z9F review

May 02, 2019

Sony always brings new home speakers to CES. This was no exception. The company introduced several solutions, the most interesting - HT-Z9F. This is a soundbar support Dolby Atmos surrounds sound in ...

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VIZIO SB3821-C6

VIZIO SB3821-C6 review

May 13, 2019

Prices for stereo surround systems can run from a few hundred up into the thousands and if you do not look to spend much on speaker, so this VIZIO SB3821-C6 review will help you to make a decision. T...

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Product

Sony HT-Z9F
VIZIO SB3821-C6

Model

HT-Z9F
SB3821-C6

Brand

Sony
VIZIO

Rating

3.9 of 5
3.8 of 5

Reviews

57
3468

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

3.1
2.1

Supported channel quantity

3.1
2.1

Separate speaker (in package)

Separate speaker connections

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

2/0

HDMI ARC

1

Optical digital input/output

1
1

USB

1
1

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

6.4 x 100 x 10/2.5 x 39.4 x 3.4
7.6 x 96.5 x 7.6/3 x 38 x 3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.6
2.6/5.8

Soundbars HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 10.9
  • 6.2
  • 10.9Sony HT-Z9F
  • 6.2VIZIO SB3821-C6

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