Polk MagniFi Mini – Best Ultra Compact Soundbar

If you are looking for a compact soundbar with cinema quality surround sound, the Polk MagniFi Mini is just what you need. It is a great surround sound soundbar for homes with space constraint. With a width of only 13 inches, it is the best soundbar in the ultra-compact category. It fits snugly under the TV without obstructing the latter’s IR remote control sensors. The Polk MagniFi Mini comes with a wireless subwoofer for deeper bass. It has 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound, Voice Adjust Sound technology and Wi-Fi capability. The Polk MagniFi Mini also has Bluetooth and Google Cast which means you can stream your favorite music and shows on your phone or other smart devices using various music apps like Spotify, Tidal, etc.

Why we love Polk MagniFi Mini as the Best Compact Soundbar ?

Sound Performance :

The 150 Watt, 5.2 channel Polk MagniFi Mini powered with Dolby Digital decoding is a great soundbar for television. Equipped with Polk’s unique patented surround technology, the MagniFi Mini delivers room-filling immersive surround sound. It has four 2¼ inch round mid-range drivers (two of which project sound sideways) and two ½ inch round tweeters. The side-firing drivers produce impressive surround sound.

The subwoofer has a powerful downward-firing 6½ inch driver. Voice Adjust function enhances dialogue clarity and ensures you do not miss a single word of your favorite movies and shows. The soundbar has Wi-Fi, Google Cast and Bluetooth so you can wirelessly stream any music you want from your smart devices. There are 3 sound modes: Movie, Music and Sport. In addition to this, there is a Night Mode that lowers the bass impact and optimizes Voice Adjust and midrange so you can enjoy clear audio quality without disturbing others.

The soundbar is also Universally Compatible, meaning you can control it using your TV, set-top box or satellite IR remote control. The Polk MagniFi Mini is a very affordable compact surround sound soundbar with latest features and excellent sound quality. For connectivity, the soundbar has an Ethernet port, 3.5mm Analog mini-jack AUX input, an optical input and HDMI ARC and USB inputs. The soundbar does not support DTS Play-Fi.

Design :

The Polk MagniFi Mini is the best soundbar for living rooms with space issues. It is only 13 inches wide and 3 inches high. It weighs 3.8 pounds. The subwoofer is 14.4 inches tall and has a depth of 14.4 inches and width of 7.4 inches. It weighs 8.1 pounds. The soundbar has a smart plastic and fabric body with black and silver panels interspersed with black cloth grille. It has a trapezoid shape with matte black finish. There are illuminated LED displays on the front to indicate volume and input selection. Controls are available both on the soundbar and remote control for power, volume, input selection, etc. However, Bluetooth button is only available on the soundbar. The product package includes batteries and a remote control with easy-to-use buttons. The soundbar is not wall-mountable.

Key features of Polk MagniFi Mini are as follows:

  • 13-inch wide ultra-compact soundbar for television.
  • 1 Dolby Digital decoding and Voice Adjust technology.
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Google Cast compatible.
  • Pocket-friendly.
  • Movie, Music, Sports and Night modes.


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