Polk Audio SIGNA S2 vs Vizio V51-H6 review

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Polk Audio SIGNA S2 vs Vizio V51-H6 review

Polk Audio SIGNA S2
vs
Vizio V51-H6

The Polk Audio SIGNA S2 vs Vizio V51-H6 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Polk Audio SIGNA S2 was rated 5, while the Vizio V51-H6 has a rating 6. Soundbars have the same set of buttons - power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth.

Audio features

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 V51-H6 has 5.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SIGNA S2 via wireless, but V51-H6 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Polk Audio SIGNA S2 for audio features and specs, but the Vizio V51-H6 received 7 out of 10. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Polk Audio SIGNA S2 versus 0/1 HDMIs in the Vizio V51-H6. As in the SIGNA S2, so in the V51-H6 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 6/10. The manufacturer of the V51-H6 provides a device control application. The Vizio V51-H6 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 SIGNA S2 or V51-H6. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SIGNA S2 was rated 4/10, while the V51-H6 received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Vizio V51-H6 over Polk Audio SIGNA S2

  • App control
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

Polk Audio SIGNA S2
Vizio V51-H6

Model

SIGNA S2
V51-H6

Brand

Polk Audio
Vizio

Reviews

5209
189

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth
power, volume down, volume up, source, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89.9 x 5.4 x 8.1/35.4 x 2.1 x 3.2
99 x 27.2 x 40/39 x 11 x 16

Weight, kg/pounds

2/5

Other

Release year

2018
2020
Polk Audio SIGNA S2
Vizio V51-H6
Polk Audio SIGNA S2
Vizio V51-H6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 6
  • 5Polk Audio SIGNA S2
  • 6Vizio V51-H6

The Vizio V51-H6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Vizio V51-H6 price

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