In this review, we will be comparing specifications of S60 and S50, two Floor-standing speakers by Polk Audio.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Polk Audio S60 and Polk Audio S50 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 Audio S50 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both S60 and S50 are 2-way speakers. S60 features a 1" Tweeter , a " Midrange and 3 x 6.5" Mica-reinforced polypropylene Woofer . On the other hand, S50 features a 1" Tweeter , a " Midrange and 2 x 5.25" Mica-reinforced polypropylene Woofer .
S60 has a frequency range of 26-40k Hz whereas S50 has a frequency range of 33-40k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
S60 and S50 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. S60 sensitivity is rated at 90 dB and S50's is at 89 dB. This 1 dB difference makes Polk Audio S60 a more sensitive speaker compared to Polk Audio S50, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
S60 has a power range of 20-300 watts RMS whereas S50 has a power range of 20-150 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both S60 and S50 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both S60 and S50 have a firing ports.