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Polk Audio MagniFi Mini

Polk Audio MagniFi Mini
alaScore 96

66 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews of Polk Audio MagniFi Mini. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and usability are generally positive. The price and size also get good opinions, whereas there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

size, price, usability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Polk Audio MagniFi Mini is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Ryan Waniata (digitaltrends.com)

Polk Audio MagniFi Mini review

 

Powerful punch in a small package ; Expansive soundstage for the size ; Brilliant blend between bar and sub ; Warm and detailed midrange ; Intuitive and concise design

Treble occasionally sounds strident and distorted ; Only one HDMI input ; 5.1 surround is more like 3.1

Offering massive sound in a tiny package, Polk Audio’s Magnifi Mini is one of the most affordable and intuitive sound solutions in the soundbar genre, and one well worth considering for those looking to improve their TV’s sound without even nudging the...

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com)

Polk MagniFi Mini review

 

If the prospect of a traditional home-theater setup with a half-dozen speakers and a bulky receiver doesn't thrill you, you may want to a consider a sound bar . These small speakers are discreet, easy to set up, and sound much better than your TV's...

The affordable Polk MagniFi Mini is capable of a much bigger sound than its minuscule size suggests. The package is compact and will fit easily into most living room setups. The ability to Cast directly from your phone simplifies music streaming.

The Wi-Fi connection on my test unit was unreliable, and the ARC-only HDMI input limits connectivity somewhat.

The Polk MagniFi Mini's mix of features, performance and compact size makes it one of the best sound bars for the money.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Tony Leotta (audioholics.com)

Polk MagniFi MAX SR 5.1 Sound Bar and Wireless Surround Sound System

 

Polk Audio released their MagniFi Max 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar and Wireless Rear Surround Sound System at CEDIA last week. For $600 you get the soundbar plus a wireless subwoofer AND two speakers!

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Tony Leotta (audioholics.com)

Polk MagniFi Mini Home Theater Sound Bar System Review

 

The Polk MagniFi Mini Soundbar and wireless sub has some wonderful features in a small package. Full sound, easy setup and compact size are the main highlights, but it's other features steal the show.

Super Compact size ; Reasonable price ; Extremely easy setup ; Sound clarity at lower volumes

Loss of clarity at higher volumes ; Mid and bass performance could use more punch

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Tony Leotta (audioholics.com)

Polk Audio MagniFi Mini Sound Bar and Wireless Subwoofer Preview

 

Polk Audio released their MagniFi Mini soundbar and wireless sub at CEDIA in Dallas, Texas. For $299 you get a great sounding mini soundbar and a wireless subwoofer. Will it be right for you?

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Alex Hernandez (techaeris.com)

Polk Audio MagniFi Mini review: Small in stature but large on sound

 

If you're looking for a sound bar that sits in a small footprint but gives you a decently bigger sound. Then look no further than the Polk Audio MagniFi Mini.

Compact size ; Easy to setup and use ; Sounds great for such a small speaker ; Chromecast is a nice addition

May be a bit pricey for some ; Subwoofer is a little large

If you’re looking for a great sounding home entertainment sound system that is also very small. Well, you can’t go wrong with the Polk Audio MagniFi Mini. Its small package hides some large sound inside and it’s solid build quality and useful features...

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Billy Bommer (toptenreviews.com)

Polk Audio MagniFi One Review

 

This is one of the best sound bars in terms of sound quality in our comparison. It has booming bass and clear dialogue – all of which is adjustable to your preference. It does lack some connectivity, including Wi-Fi, and HDMI ports, but if you are fine...

This sound bar has great overall sound quality.

It doesn’t have HDMI ports or Wi-Fi connectivity.

Live TV, movies and music all sound amazing coming through this versatile sound bar.

Oct, 2017

Sound & Vision TOP PICK

Expert review by : Michael Trei (soundandvision.com)

Polk MagniFi Mini Soundbar System Review

 

Despite its diminutive size, the MagniFi Mini speaks with a loud and clear voice at a bargain price. I recently purchased one of these and think it's great for casual listening! The highs seem to have a bit of a "processed" sound which seems to be...

Big sound from a tiny speaker; Carefully voiced with neutral tonal balance

No HDMI video passthrough; Sub’s performance limited by its small size

May, 2017

Expert review by : Helena Stone (chipchick.com)

Polk Audio MagniFi Mini Sound Bar Review

 

You buy a big new TV, the picture quality blew you away in the store, and you're super excited to watch TV and movies on it. Then, disappointment hits — it turns out that that expensive state-of-the-art TV has horrible audio, and it's really difficult...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Polk MagniFi Mini

 

Once the bastion of space-saving home cinema, it seems that even the trusty soundbar has become too imposing for some living rooms. As a result, there's a growing demand for compact soundbars that deliver room-filling audio from even smaller boxes.

Polk’s feature-packed mini-soundbar delivers a surprisingly big sound from a compact box – but a few sonic shortcomings let the side down.

Mar, 2017
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Product Specifications

Audio

RMS rated power:150

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
HDMI ports quantity:1
Wireless technologies:Wireless

Soundbar speaker

Mid-range driver diameter:2.25
Mid-range driver diameter (imperial):2.25
Number of mid-range drivers:4
Number of tweeter drivers:2
Tweeter diameter:0.5

Subwoofer

Subwoofer included: Yes
Subwoofer location:Separate
Subwoofer type:active subwoofer
Wireless subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Handheld remote control: Yes
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):6.5
TV stand usage:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.3
Height:3.2
Package depth:10.3
Package height:17.7
Package weight:21
Package width:23.7
Soundbar weight:3.88
Subwoofer depth:14.4
Subwoofer height:14.4
Subwoofer weight:8.11
Subwoofer width:7.4
Width:13.4