KEF HTF7003 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One review

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Rating 5 5
KEF HTF7003
vs
Polk Audio MagniFi One

In this article, we will talk about KEF HTF7003 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One comparison. The KEF HTF7003 was rated 5, while the Polk Audio MagniFi One has a rating 4.7.

Audio features

Soundbars have different amplification type - passive versus active respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HTF7003 has 3.0 and MagniFi One has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 versus 240 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the MagniFi One. Neither the HTF7003 nor MagniFi One has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HTF7003 at 4 out of 10, while the MagniFi One was rated 5/10.

Features

None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HTF7003 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.

Advantages Polk Audio MagniFi One over KEF HTF7003

  • Bluetooth enabled

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
KEF HTF7003
5
Polk Audio MagniFi One
4.7
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0
inapplicable
4
inapplicable
4
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Common

Product

KEF HTF7003
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Model

HTF7003
MagniFi One

Brand

KEF
Polk Audio

Reviews

15
207

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
power, volume down, volume up, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
2.1

Amplification type

passive
active

Output power, W

100
240 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

3/0
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 Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

78.5 x 8.1 x 6.1/30.9 x 3.1 x 2.4
88.1 x 5 x 8.3/34.7 x 2 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
KEF HTF7003
Polk Audio MagniFi One
KEF HTF7003
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 4.7
  • 5KEF HTF7003
  • 4.7Polk Audio MagniFi One

The KEF HTF7003 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check KEF HTF7003 price