In this review, we will be comparing specifications of S20 and EVO4.1, two Bookshelf cameras from Polk Audio and Wharfedale.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Polk S20 and Wharfedale EVO4.1 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 Wharfedale EVO4.1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both S20 and EVO4.1 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, EVO4.1 features a 1.1875 x 2.375" AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter and 1 5" Kevlar Woofer .
S20 has a frequency range of 39-40k Hz whereas EVO4.1 has a frequency range of 58-22k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
S20 and EVO4.1 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. S20 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and EVO4.1's is at 87 dBd B.
S20 has a power range of 20-125 watts RMS whereas EVO4.1 has a power range of 25-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
EVO4.1 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. S20 has a 5-way post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position