LG SN6Y vs Polk Audio MagniFi 2 review

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LG SN6Y vs Polk Audio MagniFi 2 comparison chart

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LG SN6Y vs Polk Audio MagniFi 2 review

Polk Audio MagniFi 2

I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG SN6Y vs Polk Audio MagniFi 2 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The LG SN6Y was rated 6.2, while the Polk Audio MagniFi 2 has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, function for the SN6Y and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the MagniFi 2.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SN6Y has 3.1 and MagniFi 2 has 2.1. 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 LG SN6Y for audio features and specs, but the Polk Audio MagniFi 2 received 4 out of 10.

Streaming services

The MagniFi 2 can play audio from Spotify.


Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the MagniFi 2. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SN6Y versus 3/1 HDMIs in the Polk Audio MagniFi 2. As in the SN6Y, so in the MagniFi 2 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SN6Y at 8 out of 10, while the MagniFi 2 was rated 5/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are 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 SN6Y or MagniFi 2. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 5/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Polk Audio MagniFi 2 over LG SN6Y

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
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