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Sony CMT-MX550I

Sony CMT-MX550I
alaScore 83

336 reviews

Jun, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 336 reviews of Sony CMT-MX550I. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Sony CMT-MX550I is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 205 user reviews of Sony CMT-MX550I from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony CMT-MX550i Micro Hi-Fi with iPod DockSony CMT-MX550i Micro Hi-Fi with iPod Dock

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Sony CMT-MX550I review


The Sony CMT-MX550i may look purposeful and have an integrated iPod dock but it's far from competitive

Extensive spec and visual appeal ; deft and explicit with voices

The midrange is bullied from every direction ; build quality could be better

Far from as good as Sony’s capable of, and far from competitive

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: paul_smart (

Sony CMT-MX550i


The Sony CMT-MX550i is a elongated rather nice audio unit, it has DAB and FM radio, tray CD player, external audio in as well as the ability to play iPod and iPhone and to cap it off it can also play input from a USB stick drive for good measure.

There is a sleep timer function that either turns off after 100 minutes or when the CD or USB stick has played

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Peter (

Another quality Sony Product


Clear, crisp sound. Very easy to set up. Gives our CDs a much better sound and the DAB radio reception is good. The aerial set up is very primitive ie a trailing wire.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Crash (

Fantastic kit


I bought this to replace an older Sony unit brilliant bit of kit I have put a set of older Technics speakers on it instead of the supplied Sony's much improved sound makes the walls shake.!

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: lee (

great stuff


Great hifi, easy to set up.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Michelle (

good quality purchase


Looked in most stores in order to purchase a sound system but kept coming back to this sony product due to its quality of sound for the price. nothing compared to it. More than pleased with this product.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Martyn (

Superior docking station


Great looking player, that is easy to use. Ideal for streaming music through your iPhone or iTouch. Overall decent sound, but I would have preferred more flexibility on adjusting sound quality. There are bass and treble controls, but an equaliser with...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: CJ72 (

Sony CMTFX550 DAB Micro System with Dock


Having had hi-fi seperates for many years, perhaps I was expecting a little too much from this unit. The sound was OK, not fantastic - treble and mid tone are not great, but has a good solid bass. However the functionality of the usb port is poor, and...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Nige (

Very good system


Very good system for the size, sound quality is very rich considering its only 60watts, DAB radio is very good, easy set up.....very pleased with the product.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: kul01 (

excellent buy.


Very pleasing to look at. Very good sound quality. speakers are ok but use my own expensive speakers gives a really full bodily sound.good wi fi radio.good CD player .handy remote.really good buy.picks up all stations across the pond over wi-fi and...

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications


Optical disc player: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Speaker weight (with stand):2000