In this review, we will be comparing two different type of speakers by Polk Audio. Polk Audio Signature S60 is a Floor-standing speaker whereas S20 is a Bookshelf speaker.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Polk Audio S60 and Polk S20 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Polk Audio S60 and Polk S20 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both S60 and S20 are 2-way speakers. S60 features a 1" Tweeter , a " Midrange and 3 x 6.5" Mica-reinforced polypropylene Woofer . On the other hand, S20 features a 1" Terylene Soft-Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Mica-reinforced polypropylene Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz.
S60 has a frequency range of 26-40k Hz whereas S20 has a frequency range of 39-40k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
S60 and S20 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. S60 sensitivity is rated at 90 dB and S20's is at 88 dB. This 2 dB difference makes Polk Audio S60 a more sensitive speaker compared to Polk S20, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
S60 has a power range of 20-300 watts RMS whereas S20 has a power range of 20-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
S60 features 5-way 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
S60 has a firing port whereas S20 has a back firing ports.