In this article, we will talk about Denon HEOS BAR vs Polk Audio MagniFi One comparison. The Denon HEOS BAR was rated 7, while the Polk Audio MagniFi One has a rating 4.7. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, sound off for the HEOS BAR and power, volume down, volume up, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth for the MagniFi One.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HEOS BAR has 3.0 and MagniFi One has 2.1. 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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The HEOS BAR can play audio from Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HEOS BAR. We rated the connectivity of the HEOS BAR at 7 out of 10, while the MagniFi One was rated 5/10. The manufacturer of the HEOS BAR provides a device control application. The Denon HEOS BAR equipped with a microphone. The Denon HEOS BAR may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HEOS BAR or MagniFi One. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.
The Denon HEOS BAR is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Denon HEOS BAR price