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A Review By Comparison of the Vizio Elevate Sound Bar Vs. Sonos Arc

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   5 minute read
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Reasons why you might like the Sonos Arc

Overall Score 5.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1140 mm
  • 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 Sonos Arc VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar
DESIGN width 1,140mm 1,219.2mm
height 87mm 67.1mm
weight 6,250g 5,600g
volume 11,525.06cm³
thickness 116mm 165.1mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 5only 5.1.4only
lowest frequency 47.6hz 30hz
highest frequency 19,900hz 20,000hz
CONNECTIVITY has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 1only 2only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v4.1
supports wi-fi
hdmi version v2
rj45 ports 1only
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
compatible with google assistant
compatible with alexa
has dolby atmos
has dts:x
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

Sonos Arc 1,140mm
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 1,219.2mm

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has a width of 1,219.2mm. A soundbar's width represents the horizontal measurement of a soundbar, soundbars are often designed to fit the width of TVs or get close.

Sonos Arc, at 1,140mm is narrower than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar by mm

Height

Sonos Arc 87mm
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 67.1mm

The VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has a height of 67.1mm. The height represents the vertical dimension of a soundbar, soundbars are mostly designed as thin as possible to aesthetically fit in a space.

The Sonos Arc, at 87mm rises higher than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar by 19.9mm

Weight

Sonos Arc 6,250g
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 5,600g

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar weighs 5,600g. We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to shift around the space. Lighter home appliances are advantageous, as it makes transportation easier, even say for many other types of products.

Sonos Arc, at 6,250g is heavier than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 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 change the position of the soundbar often, then you should aim to purchase a lighter soundbar.

Volume

Sonos Arc 11,525.06cm³
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space taken up by the product's body or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies. Sonos Arc takes up 11,525.06cm³, it is important to know the space that a soundbar takes up just so as to ensure that it will fit with ease into the space available next to your other gadgets.

Thickness

Sonos Arc 116mm
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 165.1mm

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

Sonos Arc has a thickness of 116mm, hence less thicker than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar by -49.1mm

Sonos Arc
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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Sonos Arc 5only
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 5.1.4only

For 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 denotes the sum of main speakers, the second number defines the total of subwoofers, and the third number if available represents the number of “height” speakers.

NOTE: "Height" speakers are usually placed on the ceiling of the room containing the soundbar, but they may as well be upward-firing speakers within the soundbar itself.

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

Well as the Sonos Arc having 5 indicates that it has 5 main speakers

Lowest Frequency

Sonos Arc 47.6hz
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 30hz

Low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular 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.

Sonos Arc's lowest frequency is at 47.6Hz, this implies that Sonos Arc got a juicier bass than the VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar , the lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Highest Frequency

Sonos Arc 19,900hz
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 while at it. VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz.

Sonos Arc's highest frequency is at 19,900Hz, this implies that VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar got a clearer and crispier treble than the Sonos Arc , the higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Connectivity

Has An Hdmi Output

Sonos Arc
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

The Sonos Arc has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI or mini HDMI port channel HD audio.

Hdmi Ports

Sonos Arc 1only
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar 2only

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has 2 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports mean that you may simultaneously connect several devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

The Sonos Arc has 1 HDMI ports, meaning VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar got 1 more ports than the Sonos Arc

Has Bluetooth

Sonos Arc
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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

Bluetooth Version

Sonos Arc
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar v4.1

VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar has a Bluetooth version of 4.1

Supports Wi-Fi

Sonos Arc
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.

Sonos Arc too can connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Hdmi Version

Sonos Arc v2
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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

Rj45 Ports

Sonos Arc 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. Sonos Arc has only 1 ports

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Sonos Arc
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

Sonos Arc has the HDMI ARC/EARC

Compatible With Google Assistant

Sonos Arc
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Sonos Arc is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.

Compatible With Alexa

Sonos Arc
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

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

Has Dolby Atmos

Sonos Arc
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.

Sonos Arc 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

Sonos Arc
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

Has Airplay

Sonos Arc
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

Sonos Arc
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. Sonos Arc supports Dolby digital plus

Supports Dolby Digital

Sonos Arc
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

Sonos Arc 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

Sonos Arc
VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar

There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the Sonos Arc.

Warranty Period

Sonos Arc
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

Sonos Arc
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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