Sony HT SF150See price on Amazon
Overall Score 3.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Vizio 2.0 Sound BarSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 2.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Sony HT SF150
|Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar
|number of channels of sound output
|has bluetooth aptx
|has an aux input
|has an hdmi output
|has s/pdif out port
|hdmi arc / earc
|supports dolby digital
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Sony HT SF150 has a width of 900mm. The width indicates the horizontal measurement of a device, soundbars are often designed to fit the width of television sets or slightly close.
The Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar, at 736mm is smaller in width than the Sony HT SF150 with a difference 164mm
The Sony HT SF150 measures to a height of 64mm. The height represents the vertical dimension of a device, soundbars are mostly designed to be as thin as possible to beautifully fit in a space.
Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar, at 76mm is longer in height than the Sony HT SF150 by 12mm
The Sony HT SF150 weighs 2,400g. We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to shift around the space.
A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes their movement easier, and for many other types of products.
The Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar, at 2,040g weigh less than the Sony HT SF150 by g. Commonly a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you want to change the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should try to purchase a less heavy soundbar.
The quantity of three-dimensional space taken up by the product's chassis or, to keep it simple, the space the soundbar occupies. Sony HT SF150 occupies 5,068.8cm³, it is important to know the space that a soundbar takes up just so as to ensure that it would fit with ease into the space available next to your other gadgets.
Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar's volume is 4,251.14cm³ meaning it requires lesser space than the Sony HT SF150 with a difference of cm³
The depth of Sony HT SF150 is 88mm, to know the thickness of a device you divide its volume by the soundbar's surface area(length by width)
Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar has a thickness of 76mm, meaning that it is less thicker than the Sony HT SF150 by -12mm
When it comes to surround sound channels, you’re going to run across figures in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number shows the sum of main speakers, the second number defines the total of subwoofers, and the third number if available represents the sum of “height” speakers.
NOTE: "Height" speakers are commonly placed on the ceiling of the room containing the soundbar, but they may also just be upward-facing speakers within the soundbar itself.
Sony HT SF150 having a sound output value of 2 implies that it has 2 main speakers
And the Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar having 2 indicates that it has 2 main speakers
The Sony HT SF150 supports BLUETOOTH APTX, a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly using Bluetooth.
The Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar has an auxiliary input, this allows you to play from other audio devices by connecting them via a simple audio port say a 3.5mm jack.
Sony HT SF150 has an HDMI output port, soundbars with an HDMI or mini HDMI port transfer high-definition audio.
Sony HT SF150 has 1 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports mean that you may connect at the same time several devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
Sony HT SF150 has Bluetooth, a wireless technology that enables you to seamlessly transfer data between different compatible devices.
Both the Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar and the Sony HT SF150 have Bluetooth, which allows both devices to support data exchange with compatible devices that are in close proximity using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony HT SF150 has a Bluetooth version of 4.2
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 Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar can connect to Wi-Fi.
S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.
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 Sony HT SF150
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. Vizio 2.0 Sound Bar has DTS:X
Sony HT SF150 supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.