Samsung HW-Q80R vs Polk Audio SIGNA S2 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-Q80R has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 5 for SIGNA S2. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, source and power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-Q80R has 5.1.2 versus 2.1 for the Polk Audio SIGNA S2. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-Q80R got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the Polk Audio SIGNA S2 6 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the HW-Q80R.
Only the Samsung HW-Q80R can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-Q80R has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Polk Audio SIGNA S2. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the HW-Q80R received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available for the HW-Q80R. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-Q80R. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-Q80R.
Only the HW-Q80R has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-Q80R. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q80R got a rating of 10, and Polk Audio SIGNA S2 4 out of 10.