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A Review By Comparison of the Vizio M Series Aio Vs. Sony Ht A5000

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023   6 minute read
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Sony HT A5000

Sony HT A5000

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Reasons why you might like the Sony HT A5000

Overall Score 5.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Width of 1210 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 Sony HT A5000 Vizio M Series AiO
DESIGN width 1,210mm 914mm
height 67mm 54mm
weight 6,100g 2,720g
volume 11,349.8cm³ 6,860.48cm³
thickness 140mm 139mm
AUDIO number of channels of sound output 5.1only 2.1only
has bluetooth aptx
lowest frequency 50hz
highest frequency 20,000hz
CONNECTIVITY has an hdmi output
hdmi ports 1only 2only
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v5 v5
supports wi-fi
hdmi version v2.1
has s/pdif out port
EXTRAS hdmi arc / earc
compatible with google assistant
compatible with alexa
compatible with siri
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

Sony HT A5000 1,210mm
Vizio M Series AiO 914mm

Vizio M Series AiO has a width of 914mm. A soundbar's width indicates the horizontal measurement of a device, soundbars are often designed to fit the width of television sets or slightly close.

The Sony HT A5000, at 1,210mm is smaller in width than the Vizio M Series AiO with a difference mm

Height

Sony HT A5000 67mm
Vizio M Series AiO 54mm

Vizio M Series AiO has a height of 54mm. Height represents the vertical measurement of a soundbar, soundbars are often designed as slim as it can be to aesthetically complement a space.

The Sony HT A5000, at 67mm rises higher than the Vizio M Series AiO with a difference 13mm

Weight

Sony HT A5000 6,100g
Vizio M Series AiO 2,720g

Vizio M Series AiO weighs 2,720g. We take in account a lower weight better 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, and for many other kinds of products.

Sony HT A5000, at 6,100g weigh more than the Vizio M Series AiO by g. Often a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you will need to change the position of the soundbar often, then you should opt to purchase a less heavy soundbar.

Volume

Sony HT A5000 11,349.8cm³
Vizio M Series AiO 6,860.48cm³

The quantity of three-dimensional space taken up by the soundbar or, in simpler terms, the space the soundbar fills. Vizio M Series AiO occupies 6,860.48cm³, it is a good thing to know the space that a soundbar takes up to confirm that it will easily fit in the available space next to your other gadgets.

Sony HT A5000's volume is 11,349.8cm³ meaning it requires lesser space than the Vizio M Series AiO by cm³

Thickness

Sony HT A5000 140mm
Vizio M Series AiO 139mm

The depth of Vizio M Series AiO is 139mm, to know the thickness of a device you divide its space occupied by the surface area(length by width)

Sony HT A5000 has a thickness of 140mm, hence thicker than the Vizio M Series AiO by 1mm

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Audio

Number Of Channels Of Sound Output

Sony HT A5000 5.1only
Vizio M Series AiO 2.1only

When it comes to surround sound channels, you’re going to run across numbers in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number represents the number of main speakers, the second number defines the total of subwoofers, and the third number if available represents the total of “height” speakers.

NOTE: "Height" speakers are most times placed on the ceiling of the room that has the soundbar, but they may as well be upward-firing speakers within the soundbar.

The Vizio M Series AiO having a sound output value of 2.1 means that it has 2 main speakers and 1 subwoofer

Well as the Sony HT A5000 having 5.1 indicates that it has 5 main speakers and 1 subwoofer

Has Bluetooth Aptx

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

The Sony HT A5000 supports BLUETOOTH APTX, a codec used to transmit audio wirelessly using Bluetooth.

Lowest Frequency

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO 50hz

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 on the way through. Vizio M Series AiO's lowest frequency is at 50Hz.

Highest Frequency

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO 20,000hz

High-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component 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

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

The Vizio M Series AiO has an HDMI output port, devices with an HDMI or mini HDMI port transfer HD audio.

Sony HT A5000 too has a High-Definition Multimedia Interface port through which it outputs "feed" audio into the HDMI inputs of other digital devices, that can process these signals.

Hdmi Ports

Sony HT A5000 1only
Vizio M Series AiO 2only

Vizio M Series AiO has 2 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports mean that you can connect at the same time several devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

The Sony HT A5000 has 1 HDMI ports, meaning the Vizio M Series AiO got 1 more ports than the Sony HT A5000

Has Bluetooth

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

Vizio M Series AiO has Bluetooth, a cable free technology that enables you to easily transfer data between different compatible devices.

Both the Sony HT A5000 and the Vizio M Series AiO have Bluetooth, which allows both devices to support data transfers with compatible devices placed in close range using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.

Bluetooth Version

Sony HT A5000 v5
Vizio M Series AiO v5

Vizio M Series AiO has a Bluetooth version of 5

Sony HT A5000 has a Bluetooth version of 5, meaning both devices are on the same version . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Supports Wi-Fi

Sony HT A5000
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 Sony HT A5000 can connect to Wi-Fi.

Hdmi Version

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO v2.1

Vizio M Series AiO has an HDMI version of 2.1, newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.

Has S/Pdif Out Port

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

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

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Extras

Hdmi Arc / Earc

Sony HT A5000
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 Vizio M Series AiO

Sony HT A5000 has the HDMI ARC/EARC

Compatible With Google Assistant

Sony HT A5000
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.

Sony HT A5000 is compatible with Google Assistant.

Compatible With Alexa

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

Vizio M Series AiO is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.

Sony HT A5000 is compatible with Alexa

Compatible With Siri

Sony HT A5000
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 Spotify Connect

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

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. Sony HT A5000 has Spotify connect

Has Dolby Atmos

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. Sony HT A5000 has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.

Has Dts:x

Sony HT A5000
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. Sony HT A5000 has DTS:X

Has Chromecast Built-In

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

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

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

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

Sony HT A5000
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. Sony HT A5000 supports Dolby digital plus

Supports Dolby Digital

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

Vizio M Series AiO supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.

Sony HT A5000 too supports Dolby digital.

Has A Dedicated Smartphone App

Sony HT A5000
Vizio M Series AiO

There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the Vizio M Series AiO.

The Sony HT A5000 has a dedicated smartphone app.

Warranty Period

Sony HT A5000
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

Sony HT A5000
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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