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A Review By Comparison of the Vizio Elevate Sound Bar Vs. Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   6 minute read
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Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar

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Reasons why you might like the Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar

Overall Score 7.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1260 mm
  • Size Of Speakers of 2 x 3.5, 6 x 4 and 5 x 1 inches
  • Has An Aux Input
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc
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VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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Reasons why you might like the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Overall Score 4.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1219.2 mm
  • Hdmi Arc / Earc

A summary of the review by feature comparison

Category Features Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar
DESIGN width 1,260mm 1,219.2mm
height 135mm 67.1mm
weight 18,500g 5,600g
volume 29,202.53cm³
thickness 171mm 165.1mm
AUDIO size of speakers 2 x 3.5, 6 x 4 and 5 x 1inches
number of channels of sound output 5.1.4only
has bluetooth aptx
has aac
lowest frequency 30hz 30hz
highest frequency 20,000hz 20,000hz
CONNECTIVITY has an aux input
has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 4only 2only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v4.2 v4.1
supports wi-fi
hdmi version v2.1
rj45 ports 1only
has a microphone input
has s/pdif out port
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
has spotify connect
has dolby atmos
has dts:x
has chromecast built-in
has airplay
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

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 1,260mm
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 1,219.2mm

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has a width of 1,219.2mm. The width indicates the horizontal measurement of a device, soundbars are often designed to fit the width of TVs or get close.

The Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar, at 1,260mm is wider than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar with a difference mm

Height

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 135mm
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 67.1mm

The VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has a height of 67.1mm. Height represents the vertical dimension of a soundbar, they are often designed as thin as it can be to beautifully complement a space.

The Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar, at 135mm is longer in height than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar by 67.9mm

Weight

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 18,500g
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 5,600g

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar weighs 5,600g. We recommend a lower weight better for the reason that lighter soundbars are easier to shift around the space. Lighter home appliances are advantageous, as it makes their movement easier, and for many other types of products.

The Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar, at 18,500g weigh less than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar with a difference g. Commonly a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you will need to switch the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should aim to purchase a lighter soundbar.

Volume

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 29,202.53cm³
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space taken up by the soundbar or, in simpler terms, the space the soundbar occupies. Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar occupies 29,202.53cm³, it is important to know the space that a soundbar takes up to confirm that it would easily fit in the available space next to your other gadgets.

Thickness

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 171mm
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 165.1mm

The thickness of VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar is 165.1mm, to know the thickness of a device you divide its space occupied by the soundbar's surface area(length by width)

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has a thickness of 171mm, hence thicker than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar by 5.9mm

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
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Audio

Size Of Speakers

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 2 x 3.5, 6 x 4 and 5 x 1inches
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Shown as the number of speakers x size(inches), Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has 2 x 3.5, 6 x 4 and 5 x 1 measured in inches. The loudness of any given speaker generally depends on its size which is usually determined by its driver unit.

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 5.1.4only

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

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

The VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar having a sound output value of 5.1.4 means that it has 5 main speakers, 1 subwoofer and 4 "height" speaker

Has Bluetooth Aptx

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar supports BLUETOOTH APTX, a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth.

Has Aac

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 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.

Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well

Lowest Frequency

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 30hz
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 30hz

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 Elevate Sound Bar's lowest frequency is at 30Hz.

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar's lowest frequency is at 30Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass , the lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Highest Frequency

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 20,000hz
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 20,000hz

High-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component reproduces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on the way through. VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz.

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble , the higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Connectivity

Has An Aux Input

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

The Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has an auxiliary input, an aux input enables you play from other audio devices by connecting them through a simple audio port say a 3.5mm jack.

Has An Hdmi Output

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

The Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has an HDMI output port, soundbars with an HDMI port can channel HD audio.

Hdmi Ports

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 4only
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 2only

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has 2 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.

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has 4 HDMI ports, meaning it got 2 more ports than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Has Bluetooth

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has Bluetooth, a cable free technology which allows you to seamlessly transfer data between different devices.

Both the Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar and the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar have Bluetooth, which allows both devices to facilitate data exchange with compatible devices that are in close range using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.

Bluetooth Version

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar v4.2
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar v4.1

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has a Bluetooth version of 4.1

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has a Bluetooth version of 4.2, meaning Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar got a higher version than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Supports Wi-Fi

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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 Elevate Sound Bar can connect to Wi-Fi.

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar too can connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Hdmi Version

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar v2.1
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has an HDMI version of 2.1, newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.

Rj45 Ports

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar 1only
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

RJ-45 ports are used for Local Area Network (LAN) connections. With more ports, you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has only 1 ports

Has A Microphone Input

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Has S/Pdif Out Port

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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 If you don't want to use your TV's speakers and would rather have everything play 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 VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has the HDMI ARC/EARC

Has Spotify Connect

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Spotify Connect allows you to control the music playing on the soundbar from the Spotify app on another device when the devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has Spotify connect

Has Dolby Atmos

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has it too, Atmos theoretically means you'll be able to hear, say birds chipping from above or a plane moving from over your head into the distance like it would be in a natural environment.

Has Dts:x

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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 Elevate Sound Bar has DTS:X

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar too has DTS:X just remember to configure the speakers.

Has Chromecast Built-In

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows you to stream entertainment and apps from your phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.

Has Airplay

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screens, videos, and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles, or present your slideshows easily on your device.

Supports Dolby Digital Plus

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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. Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar supports Dolby digital plus

Supports Dolby Digital

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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

Has A Dedicated Smartphone App

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar.

Warranty Period

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 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 Elevate Sound Bar has a warranty period of 1 years

Usb Ports

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 1only

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices., VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has 1 only

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