KEF HTF7003 vs Polk Audio SIGNA S2 review

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Rating 5 5
KEF HTF7003
vs
Polk Audio SIGNA S2

KEF HTF7003 vs Polk Audio SIGNA S2 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 5.

Audio features

The KEF HTF7003 has the passive amplification type, the Polk Audio SIGNA S2 - active. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the KEF HTF7003 has 3.0 versus 2.1 for the Polk Audio SIGNA S2. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the SIGNA S2 has Bluetooth support. Only the SIGNA S2 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HTF7003 received a rating of 4/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

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.

Advantages Polk Audio SIGNA S2 over KEF HTF7003

  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
KEF HTF7003
5
Polk Audio SIGNA S2
5
inapplicable
4
inapplicable
4
inapplicable
4
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Common

Product

KEF HTF7003
Polk Audio SIGNA S2

Model

HTF7003
SIGNA S2

Brand

KEF
Polk Audio

Reviews

15
3428

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, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
2.1

Amplification type

passive
active

Output power, W

100

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)

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
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

3/0
1/0

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
89.9 x 5.4 x 8.1/35.4 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
KEF HTF7003
Polk Audio SIGNA S2
KEF HTF7003
Polk Audio SIGNA S2

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5KEF HTF7003
  • 5Polk Audio SIGNA S2

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