Polk Audio SIGNA S2 vs Samsung HW-N650

Polk Audio SIGNA S2
vs
Samsung HW-N650

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Polk Audio SIGNA S2 vs Samsung HW-N650 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. SIGNA S2 has a total rating of 5 out of 10 vs 6.8 out of 10 for HW-N650.

Advantages Samsung HW-N650 over Polk Audio SIGNA S2

  • 5.1 vs 2.1 built-in channels
  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify compatible
  • USB port
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Common strengths

  • Both soundbars have separate subwoofers in package
  • AirPlay compatible
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • 1/0 HDMI in/out
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
Votes 6 6
Rating 5 5

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Polk Audio SIGNA S2
5
Samsung HW-N650
6.8
4
8
Polk Audio SIGNA S2

Polk Audio SIGNA S2 review

Jan 31, 2020

The number of soundbars on the market today is gradually becoming such that it is increasingly difficult for the user to understand the huge variety of models. And their prices range from the amount o...

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Samsung HW-N650

Samsung HW-N650 review

Nov 22, 2019

Flat soundbar with 5.1 sound? Yes, now it’s in the order of things. We study one of the models, Samsung HW-N650 specs and share our impressions. See them in this Samsung HW-N650 review. Artic...

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Common

Product

Polk Audio SIGNA S2
Samsung HW-N650

Model

SIGNA S2
HW-N650

Brand

Polk Audio
Samsung

Reviews

3094
67

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
volume down, volume up, input, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

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

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

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
109.2 x 5 x 7.6/43.3 x 2.3 x 3.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.9
Polk Audio SIGNA S2
Samsung HW-N650
Polk Audio SIGNA S2
Samsung HW-N650

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 6.8
  • 5Polk Audio SIGNA S2
  • 6.8Samsung HW-N650

The Samsung HW-N650 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-N650 price