Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.Read the full review →
Vizio's 5.1 wireless sound bar manages to keep your living room wire-free without sacrificing too much audio performance. While critics enjoyed Vizio's wireless approach for the rear speakers, CNET noted there was an issue with the soundbar's height, saying "the S4251w-B4 might block your TV's remote sensor." When watching movies, Home Theater Review thinks the S4251w-B4 "did a very good job of immersing you in the action," while About says it provides "a very good surround sound listening experience." In spite of providing a good audio experience, PC Mag had an issue when listening to music, finding it "puts plenty of oomph behind its audio, but it isn't particularly crisp or warm."
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The Vizio S4251W-B4 soundbar offers full surround sound thanks to its wireless subwoofer and satellites, but its sound quality isn't quite up to snuff.Read the full review →
Vizio's S4251w-B4 is one heck of a deal for someone on a budget who wants the best surround experience for the buck in a convenient package and doesn't mind the minor hassle of running wires from the subwoofer to the surround speakers.Read the full review →
Overall, the combination of the sound bar, surround speakers, and wireless subwoofer provided a very good listing experience for both movies and music.Read the full review →
I received this soundbar/speaker system for Christmas and finally feel qualified to review it. Setup is dead simple. I plugged the soundbar into the wall, the optical audio into my TV, and the satellite speakers into the subwoofer. Everything just worked the first time. Sound immediately came...Read the full review →