Samsung HW-Q70T vs Polk Audio MagniFi 2 review

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Samsung HW-Q70T vs Polk Audio MagniFi 2 comparison chart

Samsung HW-Q70T
Polk Audio MagniFi 2

Samsung HW-Q70T vs Polk Audio MagniFi 2 review

Samsung HW-Q70T
Polk Audio MagniFi 2

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung HW-Q70T vs Polk Audio MagniFi 2 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Samsung HW-Q70T was rated 8.2, while the Polk Audio MagniFi 2 has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q70T and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the MagniFi 2.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-Q70T has 3.1.2 and MagniFi 2 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. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-Q70T for audio features and specs, but the Polk Audio MagniFi 2 received 4 out of 10.

Streaming services

Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.


Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-Q70T versus 3/1 HDMIs in the Polk Audio MagniFi 2. As in the HW-Q70T, so in the MagniFi 2 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-Q70T at 9 out of 10, while the MagniFi 2 was rated 5/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q70T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the HW-Q70T. The HW-Q70T can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The HW-Q70T was rated 10/10, while the MagniFi 2 received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q70T over Polk Audio MagniFi 2

  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages Polk Audio MagniFi 2 over Samsung HW-Q70T

  • Amazon Music compatible
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