Klipsch R-10B vs Polk Audio MagniFi One review

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Klipsch R-10B
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Polk Audio MagniFi One

In this article, we will talk about Klipsch R-10B vs Polk Audio MagniFi One comparison. The Klipsch R-10B was rated 5.2, while the Polk Audio MagniFi One has a rating 4.7. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up for the R-10B and power, volume down, volume up, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth for the MagniFi One.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that R-10B has 5.1 and MagniFi One has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 250 (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 Klipsch R-10B for audio features and specs, but the Polk Audio MagniFi One received 6 out of 10. Google Play Music service is only in the R-10B. The R-10B can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. Neither the R-10B 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 R-10B 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 R-10B 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. The R-10B was rated 2/10, while the MagniFi One received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Klipsch R-10B over Polk Audio MagniFi One

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-10B
5.2
Polk Audio MagniFi One
4.7
4
4
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-10B
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Model

R-10B
MagniFi One

Brand

Klipsch
Polk Audio

Reviews

404
207

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up
power, volume down, volume up, source, bass up/down, mute, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

250 (overall)
240 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
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

101.5 x 10.5 x 7.1/40 x 4.1 x 2.8
88.1 x 5 x 8.3/34.7 x 2 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.1
Klipsch R-10B
Polk Audio MagniFi One
Klipsch R-10B
Polk Audio MagniFi One

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 4.7
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B
  • 4.7Polk Audio MagniFi One

The Klipsch R-10B is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Klipsch R-10B price