In this review, we will be comparing specifications of S20 and S 801, two Bookshelf cameras from Polk Audio and Jamo.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Polk S20 and Jamo S 801 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Polk S20 and Jamo S 801 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both S20 and S 801 are 2-way speakers. S20 features a 1" Terylene high-res dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Mica-reinforced polypropylene Woofer . On the other hand, S 801 features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 4" Aluminized Polyfiber Woofer .
S20 has a frequency range of 39-40k Hz whereas S 801 has a frequency range of 76-26k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
S20 and S 801 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. S20 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and S 801's is at 85 dBd B.
S20 has a power range of 20-125 watts RMS whereas S 801 has a power range of up to 60 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
S20 features Post type posts and S 801 has a Post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both S20 and S 801 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.