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A Review By Comparison of the Samsung Hw Q600B Vs. Vizio M Series Aio

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   6 minute read
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Samsung HW Q600B

Samsung HW Q600B

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Reasons why you might like the Samsung HW Q600B

Overall Score 5.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1030 mm
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc
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Vizio M Series AiO

Vizio M Series AiO

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Reasons why you might like the Vizio M Series AiO

Overall Score 5.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 914 mm
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc

A summary of the review by feature comparison

Category Features Samsung HW Q600B Vizio M Series AiO
DESIGN width 1,030mm 914mm
height 57mm 54mm
weight 3,800g 2,720g
volume 6,164.55cm³ 6,860.48cm³
thickness 105mm 139mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 3.1.2only 2.1only
audio output power 360w
has aptx adaptive
has aac
lowest frequency 50hz
highest frequency 20,000hz
CONNECTIVITY has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 2only 2only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v5.2 v5
supports wi-fi
hdmi version v2 v2.1
has s/pdif out port
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
compatible with google assistant
compatible with alexa
compatible with siri
has dolby atmos
has dts:x
supports dolby digital plus
supports dolby digital
has a dedicated smartphone app
warranty period 1years
usb ports 1only
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A breakdown of the review per specifications

Design

Width

Samsung HW Q600B 1,030mm
Vizio M Series AiO 914mm

Samsung HW Q600B has a width of 1,030mm. A soundbar's width represents the horizontal dimension of a soundbar, soundbars are sometimes designed to match the width of television sets or get close.

Vizio M Series AiO, at 914mm is wider than the Samsung HW Q600B with a difference mm

Height

Samsung HW Q600B 57mm
Vizio M Series AiO 54mm

The Samsung HW Q600B measures to a height of 57mm. The height represents the vertical dimension of a soundbar, soundbars are mostly designed to be as thin as it can be to aesthetically fit in a space.

The Vizio M Series AiO, at 54mm is shorter than the Samsung HW Q600B by -3mm

Weight

Samsung HW Q600B 3,800g
Vizio M Series AiO 2,720g

Samsung HW Q600B weighs 3,800g. We prefer a lower weight best because lighter soundbars are easier to shift around the space. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes their movement easier, even say for many other kinds of products.

Vizio M Series AiO, at 2,720g is lighter than the Samsung HW Q600B with a difference g. Most of the time a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you want to adjust the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should opt to purchase a lighter soundbar.

Volume

Samsung HW Q600B 6,164.55cm³
Vizio M Series AiO 6,860.48cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by the soundbar or, to keep it simple, the space the soundbar occupies. Samsung HW Q600B occupies 6,164.55cm³, it is important to know the space that the soundbar occupies just so as to confirm that it will fit with ease into the space available next to your other gadgets.

Vizio M Series AiO's volume is 6,860.48cm³ meaning it occupies more space than the Samsung HW Q600B by cm³

Thickness

Samsung HW Q600B 105mm
Vizio M Series AiO 139mm

The thickness of Samsung HW Q600B is 105mm, to know the thickness of a device you divide its space occupied by the soundbar's surface area(length by width)

Vizio M Series AiO has a thickness of 139mm, hence thicker than the Samsung HW Q600B by 34mm

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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Samsung HW Q600B 3.1.2only
Vizio M Series AiO 2.1only

For surround sound channels, you'll come across numbers in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number denotes the number of main speakers, the second number defines the total of subwoofers, and the third number if available defines the total of “height” speakers.

NOTE: "Height" speakers are usually placed on the ceiling of the space containing the soundbar, but they may also just be upward-facing speakers inside the soundbar.

Samsung HW Q600B having a sound output value of 3.1.2 means that it has 3 main speakers, 1 subwoofer and 2 "height" speaker

Well as the Vizio M Series AiO having 2.1 indicates that it has 2 main speakers and 1 subwoofer

Audio Output Power

Samsung HW Q600B 360w
Vizio M Series AiO

The Samsung HW Q600B has an audio output power of 360W, basing on the sum of speakers and their power in watts. It is the amount of power the soundbar speakers can "comfortably" be loaded.

To get a better understanding of how loud any speaker can get, there are other features to factor in such as sensitivity, sound pressure, etc.

Has Aptx Adaptive

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Samsung HW Q600B supports APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. Its bit rate varies between 279kbps and 420kbps.

Has Aac

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Samsung HW Q600B supports AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.

Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung HW Q600B will work well with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well

Lowest Frequency

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO 50hz

Low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device reproduces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it. Vizio M Series AiO's lowest frequency is at 50Hz.

Highest Frequency

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO 20,000hz

High-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device reproduces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it. Vizio M Series AiO's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz.

Connectivity

Has An Hdmi Output

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

The Samsung HW Q600B has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI or mini HDMI port transfer HD audio.

Vizio M Series AiO too has HDMI port by which it outputs "feed" audio into inputs of other digital devices, that can process these signals.

Hdmi Ports

Samsung HW Q600B 2only
Vizio M Series AiO 2only

Samsung HW Q600B has 2 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports mean that you may simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Vizio M Series AiO has 2 HDMI ports, meaning both devices have an equal number of ports

Has Bluetooth

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Samsung HW Q600B supports Bluetooth, a wireless technology which enables you to seamlessly transfer data between different compatible devices.

Both the Vizio M Series AiO and the Samsung HW Q600B have Bluetooth, which allows both soundbars to facilitate data transfers with compatible devices placed in close proximity using radio waves that are short-wavelength and at an ultra-high frequency.

Bluetooth Version

Samsung HW Q600B v5.2
Vizio M Series AiO v5

Samsung HW Q600B has a Bluetooth version of 5.2

Vizio M Series AiO has a Bluetooth version of 5, meaning Samsung HW Q600B has a higher than the Vizio M Series AiO . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Supports Wi-Fi

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices such as computers, and mobile devices .i.e smartphones and wearables to connect and interact with other devices on the internet, the Samsung HW Q600B can connect to Wi-Fi.

Hdmi Version

Samsung HW Q600B v2
Vizio M Series AiO v2.1

Samsung HW Q600B has an HDMI version of 2, newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.

Vizio M Series AiO has an HDMI version of 2.1 newer than the Samsung HW Q600B with a difference 0.1v

Has S/Pdif Out Port

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

The Vizio M Series AiO and the Samsung HW Q600B have S/PDIF out ports

Samsung HW Q600B
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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Before you needed to connect an optical cable from your TV to the optical input of an audio device on top of the already connected HDMI cable to play all audio through a soundbar, now with ARC you can easily connect all these at a go from a compatible HDMI socket on your TV to an HDMI ARC socket on your soundbar.

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) carries audio over HDMI. ARC is only capable of carrying compressed 5.1 audio, but eARC has higher bandwidth and can carry uncompressed 7.1 audio, as well as formats such as DTS:X and full bitrate Dolby Atmos. It is available on the Samsung HW Q600B

Vizio M Series AiO has the HDMI ARC/EARC

Compatible With Google Assistant

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Vizio M Series AiO is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.

Compatible With Alexa

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Samsung HW Q600B is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.

Vizio M Series AiO is compatible with Alexa

Compatible With Siri

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Vizio M Series AiO is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.

Has Dolby Atmos

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. Samsung HW Q600B has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.

Has Dts:x

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

DTS:X is an object-based surround sound technology that allows filmmakers to place and move individual sounds around your listening space, giving you a theater-like audio experience.

More like Dolby Atmos as it aims to create a multi-dimensional sound that "places you at the center of the action", it differs from Dolby Atmos by the required speaker configuration. Samsung HW Q600B has DTS:X

Supports Dolby Digital Plus

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen (14) different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for much better sound quality. Samsung HW Q600B supports Dolby digital plus

Supports Dolby Digital

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

Samsung HW Q600B supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.

Vizio M Series AiO too supports Dolby digital.

Has A Dedicated Smartphone App

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO

There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the Samsung HW Q600B.

The Vizio M Series AiO has a dedicated smartphone app.

Warranty Period

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO 1years

The period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals. When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Vizio M Series AiO has a warranty period of 1 years

Usb Ports

Samsung HW Q600B
Vizio M Series AiO 1only

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices., Vizio M Series AiO has 1 only

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