LG GX vs Polk Audio Signa S4 review

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LG GX vs Polk Audio Signa S4 review

LG GX
vs
Polk Audio Signa S4

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the LG GX vs Polk Audio Signa S4 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The LG GX was rated 6.5, while the Polk Audio Signa S4 has a rating 7.8. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, function for the GX and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the Signa S4.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that GX has 3.1 and Signa S4 has 3.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 420 (overall) versus 80 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 7 out of 10 received the LG GX for audio features and specs, but the Polk Audio Signa S4 received 5 out of 10.

Streaming services

The Signa S4 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Signa S4. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG GX versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Polk Audio Signa S4. As in the GX, so in the Signa S4 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the GX at 8 out of 10, while the Signa S4 was rated 6/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Polk Audio Signa S4 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. The GX can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The GX was rated 10/10, while the Signa S4 received a mark of 9/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG GX over Polk Audio Signa S4

  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Polk Audio Signa S4 over LG GX

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

LG GX
Polk Audio Signa S4

Model

GX
Signa S4

Brand

LG
Polk Audio

Reviews

3
0

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, function
power, source, demo, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.1
3.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

420 (overall)
80 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
0/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
DTS HD

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

142 x 12.7 x 2.5/56.9 x 5.9 x 1.3
104.6x9.5x6/41.2x3.7x2.4

Weight, kg/pounds

4/9
2.9/6

Other

Release year

2020
2021
LG GX
Polk Audio Signa S4
LG GX
Polk Audio Signa S4

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 7.8
  • 6.5LG GX
  • 7.8Polk Audio Signa S4

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