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Vizio SB36512

Vizio SB36512
alaScore 99

7 reviews

Jun, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Vizio SB36512. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Vizio SB36512 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

Vizio SB36512-F6: Finally, a Dolby Atmos sound bar worth buying

 

The excellent-sounding Vizio SB36512-F6 is the only Dolby Atmos sound bar we can currently recommend, and it doesn't cost a king's ransom.

The Vizio SB36512-F6 is one of the least-expensive ways to get Dolby Atmos. Sound quality is excellent for the price. The compact design includes dedicated rear speakers, and the number of inputs exceeds many competitors with Bluetooth, HDMI in/out and...

The sound bar lacks DTS:X decoding, its performance with music isn't spectacular, and the dotted input display can be confusing.

The excellent, affordable Vizio SB36512-F6 is the only Dolby Atmos sound bar we can currently recommend.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Tyler Stripko (hometheaterhifi.com)

VIZIO SB36512-F6 Soundbar Review

 

Atmos for everyone! That's the main guise behind VIZIO's new Atmos-capable soundbars. For just $499.99, the VIZIO SB36512-F6 soundbar System offers...

Dolby Atmos really expands the aural experience ; Good build quality for the price ; Easy setup and operation with wireless sub and separate surround speakers ; Decent bass performance for the subwoofer size ; Can play surprisingly loud ; More HDMI...

More HDMI inputs ; Support for higher bitrate sources ; Better imaging and soundstage for music ; DTS-X, Auro3D support ; Bluetooth AptX/AptX HD support

At just $499.99, THE SB36512-F6 offers a lot for the money. Excellent connectivity, strong output levels, and included height channels add up to a great package.

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Jean-Simon Bonneterre, Dimitris Katsaounis, Ryan S (rtings.com)

Vizio SB36512-F6 Soundbar Review

 

The Vizio SB36512-F6 is a good 5.1.2 soundbar setup. It offers an immersive listening experience thanks to up-firing speakers and Atmos support. Its sound quality is quite good, with a neutral sound profile but with a bit of extra bass. The bar can get...

Great stereo performance. Decent soundstage. Atmos support. Amazing connectivity options.

No Dialog Enhancement feature. Surround speakers need to be wired to the wireless sub. Slow, buggy, and laggy app.

Good for mixed usage. The overall performance of the Vizio SB36512-F6 is quite good and will be suitable for all types of content. Its accurate and neutral sound profile will be great for voice-oriented content like TV shows and podcasts, and will also...

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Theo Nicolakis (techhive.com)

Vizio Home Theater Sound System with Dolby Atmos review: This speaker covers all the bases

 

This soundbar features immersive audio for movies, Chromecast for multi-room audio, and Google Assistant support for voice control.

Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers increase the sense of space and height ; DTS Virtual:X upmixer included for traditional surround and two-channel audio ; Supports Chromecast and Google Assistant ; High value proposition for all the included features. ;...

This is no substitute for a conventional Dolby Atmos configuration ; IR remote's screen needs better contrast ; Display is difficult to read in low-light conditions

Not everyone can install a dedicated Dolby Atmos theater system in their home, and that’s where Vizio’s Home Theater Sound System with Dolby Atmos’ value proposition kicks in. Vizio’s 5.1.2 package gives you a taste of immersive audio magic in a small...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Michael Gowan (tomsguide.com)

Vizio SB36512-F6 Review: A Great, Affordable Dolby Atmos Soundbar

 

Vizio's first Atmos soundbar is an achievement, because it shows that you can get the latest surround-sound technology without spending $1,000. This soundbar offers plenty of features and ways to adjust the sound. While it can't match the sound quality...

Atmos enabled ; Many ways to adjust sound

Narrow sound field ; Bass lacks detail

Get the Vizio SB36512-F6 if you want an affordable surround-sound system and you're curious about Dolby Atmos.

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Nick Pino (techradar.com)

Vizio SB36512-F6 Dolby Atmos Soundbar review

 

Adequate Atmos on the cheap

Compact soundbar ; Powerful sub ; Affordable Dolby Atmos

No display window ; Small ‘sweet spot’ ; Volume ramping

Vizio’s 36-inch Dolby Atmos soundbar provides a ton of features for its lower-than-expected price tag, but it leaves a lot to be desired in the performance category.

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com.au)

Vizio SB36512-F6: The Dolby Atmos sound bar you should buy

 

The excellent-sounding Vizio SB36512-F6 is the only Dolby Atmos sound bar we can heartily recommend, and it doesn't cost a king's ransom.

The Vizio SB36512-F6 is one of the least-expensive ways to get Dolby Atmos. Sound quality is excellent for the price. The compact design includes dedicated rear speakers, and the number of inputs exceeds many competitors with Bluetooth, HDMI in/out and...

The sound bar lacks DTS:X decoding, its performance with music isn't spectacular, and the dotted input display can be confusing.

The excellent Vizio SB36512-F6 brings Dolby Atmos effects to a compact sound bar with rear speakers and a sub -- all for a very affordable price.

Jun, 2019

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