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 Bose TV Speaker comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Both soundbars received a score of 5 in our ranking.
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 TV Speaker 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 TV Speaker has wired connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Polk Audio SIGNA S2 for audio features and specs, but the Bose TV Speaker received 5 out of 10. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. 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 TV Speaker there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the SIGNA S2 at 6 out of 10, while the TV Speaker was rated 7/10.
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 TV Speaker. 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.