In this article, we will talk about Samsung HW-N850 vs Polk Audio MagniFi One comparison. The Samsung HW-N850 was rated 7.2, while the Polk Audio MagniFi One has a rating 4.7. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, input, volume down, volume up for the HW-N850 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 HW-N850 has 5.1.2 and MagniFi One has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 372 (overall) versus 240 (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 Samsung HW-N850 for audio features and specs, but the Polk Audio MagniFi One received 6 out of 10. Google Play Music service is only in the HW-N850. The HW-N850 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-N850. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the HW-N850. We rated the connectivity of the HW-N850 at 7 out of 10, while the MagniFi One was rated 5/10. The manufacturer of the HW-N850 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-N850. The HW-N850 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The HW-N850 was rated 7/10, while the MagniFi One received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.
The Samsung HW-N850 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-N850 price