JBL Bar 5.1 vs Polk Audio SIGNA S2 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Bar 5.1 has a total rating of 6.8 out of 10 versus 5 for SIGNA S2. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the JBL Bar 5.1 has 5.1 versus 2.1 for the Polk Audio SIGNA S2. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The JBL Bar 5.1 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Polk Audio SIGNA S2 6 for its audio features and specs.
Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Only the Bar 5.1 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the Bar 5.1.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The JBL Bar 5.1 has 3/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Polk Audio SIGNA S2. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the Bar 5.1 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available for the Bar 5.1. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.
The JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 5.1 price