If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Polk Audio SIGNA S2 vs ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Polk Audio SIGNA S2 was rated 5, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the SIGNA S2 and power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SIGNA S2 has 2.1 and SB380 has 3.1. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the SIGNA S2. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the SIGNA S2. Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SIGNA S2 at 6 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10.
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.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SIGNA S2 or SB380. 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 SIGNA S2 was rated 4/10, while the SB380 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The Polk Audio SIGNA S2 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Polk Audio SIGNA S2 price