The Polk Audio SIGNA S2 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Polk Audio SIGNA S2 was rated 5, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth for the SIGNA S2 and microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.
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 Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SIGNA S2 via wireless, but Smart Soundbar 300 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Polk Audio SIGNA S2 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10.
The Polk Audio SIGNA S2 is equipped with AirPlay, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has AirPlay 2 on board. The Smart Soundbar 300 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Smart Soundbar 300. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the SIGNA S2, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). 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 Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the Smart Soundbar 300 provides a device control application. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SIGNA S2 or Smart Soundbar 300. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.