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Comparing Polk Audio Signature S50 and Polk Audio T50

Lowest price found: $199 Show listings
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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Polk Audio Signature S50 ranks #34 out of 86. It is in the top 10%.
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9.2
Amazing
Popularity Score
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Polk Audio T50 ranks #30 out of 86. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
Popularity Score
Best-selling
Popularity rank: 1 / 246
100%
Polk Audio Signature S50: Buy | Customer Reviews
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June 2021 Awards and Mentions Every month we consolidate opinions of key experts for every product category
Nice! Polk Audio Signature S50 ranks #17 out of 21 in this month's ranking:
by The Master Switch
on 24 Mar 2021 (2 months ago)
by Old Time Music
on 19 May 2021 (1 month ago)
Nice! Polk Audio T50 ranks #14 out of 21 in this month's ranking:
Best Bang for the Buck
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Best Tower Speakers Under $200
by The Sound Junky
on 9 Feb 2021 (4 months ago)
Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [4]

79
Total expert reviews: 4
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 3

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Expert reviews [11]

89
Total expert reviews: 11
  • with a score: 5
  • without a score: 6
Highest score by ProductAdvisor
97
Average score based on 11 reviews
89
Lowest score by CNET
78

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Consumer score distribution.
Polk Audio T50 ranks #30 and Polk Audio Signature S50 ranks #34

Customers like Polk Audio T50 somewhat more

Polk Audio T50, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Polk Audio Signature S50. In our awesomeness score Polk Audio T50 ranks #14 out of 246 and Polk Audio Signature S50 ranks #17 out of 246.

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Polk Audio T50 is more popular

It's fairly safe to say that Polk Audio T50 are more popular speakers, based on their 7,000+ reviews. In our popularity score Polk Audio T50 ranks #1 out of 246 and Polk Audio Signature S50 ranks #64 out of 246.

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9.6
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KEF Q550 $40
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KEF Q550 ranks #4 out of 86. It is in the top 10%.
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Polk Audio Monitor60 Series II $149
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Polk Audio Monitor60 Series II ranks #13 out of 86. It is in the top 10%.
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Polk Audio Signature S50: Buy | Customer Reviews
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  • Polk's S50 Tower Speaker delivers BIG, RELIABLE SURROUND SOUND. Featuring Dynamic Balance acoustic array, this speaker has (2) 5.25" drivers and a 1" Terylene tweeter dome producing detailed highs, realistic vocals and pumps out louder deeper bass
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  • GET SUPERIOR HOME THEATER EXPERIENCE WITH IMMERSIVE SURROUND SOUND & HI-RES AUDIO. Featuring a 1" tweeter, a 6.5" Driver and (2) 6.5" Bass Radiators. The 2 bass radiators augment the main woofer and produce a well-balanced, natural warm sound reaching the far corners of the room
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EAN Numbers: 0667649346182, 0747192125509
UPC Numbers: 667649346182, 747192125509
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General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
1 Speaker(s)
1 Speaker(s)
Sound Quality
Speaker Design Speaker design is a term used to describe the number drivers in the speaker. Drivers are the cones that actually create sound. These cones come in three types: tweeters, midranges (sometimes called mi ... Show more
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Two-Way
Sensitivity Measured in decibels, or dB, sensitivity measures a speaker’s ability to convert power to volume. Lower sensitivity speakers require more power from the amplifier to achieve higher volumes. Higher sen ... Show more
89 dB
90 dB
Frequency Response Range Given as a range in Hertz (Hz), frequency response is a measurement of the range of sound a speaker can reproduce. For reference, the human ear can hear a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (shorte ... Show more
33 Hz → 40 Hz
38Hz → 24kHz
Impedance Impedance is a key electrical measurement, provided in ohms. This number describes the electrical resistance provided by the speaker to the power signal sent by your amplifier. A common analogy used f ... Show more
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86 Ohms
Maximum Power Handling Power handling, or peak power, is the highest wattage a speaker can accept from an amplifier before it burns out or becomes damaged. This number is given in watts. It’s recorded by measuring how loud ... Show more
150 Watts
150 Watts
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Physical Features
Enclosure Type The type of enclosure, or cabinet, plays a key role in determining the focus of your sound. Do you prefer accurate bass or loud, “boomy” bass? There are three types of enclosures to consider when purc ... Show more
Bass Reflex
Bass Reflex
Enclosure Material The material used to make the speaker enclosure, also called baffle, plays a big part in the sound quality of the speaker. The best materials are stiff and resistant to extra vibrations (which would c ... Show more
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Finish The type of finish describes the material used on the exterior surface of the cabinet. There is no recommended material; it is purely aesthetic and dependent on your tastes and style. The most importa ... Show more
Black washed walnut finish
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Dimensions
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Weight

32 lbs
 

20 lbs
 
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Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
1 Tweeter(s)
Tweeter Size Tweeters produce the highest frequencies in sound, typically anything above 2,000 Hz. Usually located at the top of the speaker, tweeters come in different shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, the si ... Show more
1 inches
1 inches
Tweeter Type For the true audiophile, choosing the right tweeter shape is key to getting the best out of your speaker. Different tweeter styles distribute sound more effectively throughout the room, and because hi ... Show more
Other
Round
Dome
Tweeter Composition In addition to the shape of the tweeter, the material has a big impact on the type of sound emitted. The two most popular materials are metals (aluminum, titanium, beryllium etc.) and soft textiles (s ... Show more
High-resolution Terylene tweeter
Silk Dome, Wave Guide - Tweeter
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Mids
Number of Midranges
2 Mid(s)
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Midrange Size Speakers with midrange drivers (i.e., at least three-way speakers) have a distinct advantage over two-way speakers. Adding a midrange driver to the mix allows tweeters and woofers to focus on the soun ... Show more
5.2 inches
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Woofers
Number of Woofers
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1 Woofer(s)
Woofer Size A critical element of a floor standing speaker is its woofer. This is the driver responsible for low frequency sounds and bass. It is the biggest driver in size and is usually shaped like a cone. When ... Show more
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6.5 inches
Woofer Composition Woofers are built with a variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, polypropylene, Kevlar, or metal. Some are even made with more unique materials like wood. They key to quality in a woofer materia ... Show more
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(Round) Dynamic Balance - Mid/Woofer
Powered Subwoofer Some floor standing speakers contain a built-in powered subwoofer as part of the overall speaker design. Typically when you’re building a home theater system, the subwoofer is purchased as a separate ... Show more
No
Yes
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Connections and Controls
Receiver Inputs The type of connectors or terminals on the speaker determine how you connect the speaker to your receiver. There are two main types: spring clips and binding posts. Spring Clips: Spring clips are desi ... Show more
Pair of Dual 5-way Binding Posts - Gold Plated
Set of 5-Way Binding Posts
Banana Plug Compatible Banana plugs are a type of connector for speaker wire. They are often regarded as more beneficial than bare wire, which can fray and degrade over time. Banana plugs allow you to insert the bare wire i ... Show more
No
No
Inputs Some speakers have other inputs in addition to the binding posts or terminals. This may include HDMI, auxiliary jack, and/or optical inputs. An example of how this may be beneficial is the auxiliary c ... Show more
Pair of Dual 5-way Binding Posts - Gold Plated
Set of 5-Way Binding Posts
Bi Amp/Bi Wire Capable For the more sophisticated listener, you may want to bi-wire or bi-amp your speakers. For bi-wiring: If the speaker has dual binding posts or terminals, you may be able to use two wires to connect to ... Show more
No
Yes
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
No
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Wireless Connections
Bluetooth Enabled Speakers with built-in Bluetooth allow you to stream audio content directly from a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) on the speakers. This feature behaves just like any other Bluetooth-enabled ... Show more
No
No
Wireless Connectivity Some floor standing speakers may come with the option to connect to your TV wirelessly or via your Wi-Fi network. The benefit to this set up is the absence of wires, which makes setup simple and clean ... Show more
No
No
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
  • Exclusive Polk Power Port Deep Bass Technology
  • Custom Mid-Range Drivers
  • New Dynamic Balance Designed Acoustic Array
  • Dual-Floor Compatible Feet
Supports Dolby and DTS, and connects to most home theater stereos, home theater processors or receivers.
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Polk Audio Signature S50 are a popular and one of the most affordable options. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Yamaha NS-F150 or Klipsch R-610F .

Polk Audio Signature S50 were released in 2016. We don't know any speakers that are newer on the market.

Polk Audio Signature S50 are $300 less expensive than average speakers ($499).

Polk Audio T50 are a top selling and one of the cheapest options. They're a #1 bestseller in speakers category and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as GOgroove Bluesync STW or BIC America Venturi DV64 .

Polk Audio T50 are $400 less expensive than average speakers ($499).

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