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Sony HT-CT150

Sony HT-CT150
alaScore 84

1011 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1011 reviews of Sony HT-CT150. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony HT-CT150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 886 user reviews of Sony HT-CT150 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony HT-CT150 Virtual 5.1 Channel Sound Bar Subwoofer Set + Kit

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Matthew Moskovciak (

Sony HT-CT150


For 2010, Sony released an updated version, the HT-CT150, and little has changed on the features front. Sure, its HDMI inputs are now 3D compatible, but otherwise the feature selection is nearly identical, which is fine since the competition still...

Three HDMI inputs; excellent sound quality for a sound bar home theater system; no AV receiver required; capable of switching between six devices

IR receiver on the subwoofer limits its placement options; subwoofer isn't wireless; cluttered remote

Sony's HT-CT150 sound bar home theater system sounds great and is way ahead of the competition with its three HDMI inputs; however, its IR receiver limits the subwoofer's placement options.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: (

Best budget sound-bar system


Good value, sounds good, better surround sound than similar sound bars, effective subwoofer

Limited placement flexibility, subwoofer is wired

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: (

Sony HT-CT150 3D Soundbar Reviewed


Some people just need a simple, affordable sound system for their TV. In the old days - CRT televisions had suitable speakers. Today's uber-thin HDTVs don't have much room for beaming audio solutions. For those looking for upgraded sound without a big...

The HC-CT150 looks great and is put together very well

The HC-CT150's subwoofer can't be located out of sight, as its remote eye is on the front ; The HC-CT150 sounded lightweight and shallow overall, which loweredmusic's power and pacing and the impact and excitement of movies andgames ; The HC-CT150 will...

The HC-CT150 presents an interesting quandary.On one hand, it offers a very powerful combination of features,connectivity, and cosmetics. It looks great and keeps a very lowprofile, it offers HDMI switching as well as Dolby Digital and DTSdecoding, and...

Oct, 2010


Expert review by: (

Sony HT-CT150


Combining powerful output, a broad sound stage and a wide variety of connectivity options, the Sony HT-CT150 sound bar brings superior home theater sound to your living room. Three HMDI ports ensure phenomenal sound quality, while the HT-CT150's...

Exceptional power output and HDMI connectivity result in superior sound quality

The wired subwoofer limits how far you can place it from the sound bar

With unrivaled power output, numerous connections and first-class customer support, the Sony HT-CT150 is the best entry-level sound bar on the market.

Consumer review by: mwrocca (

"Great Performance for the price"


I bought this to hook up with my Panasonic VT50, Cable Set Top Box, and

low profile, good price, numerous HDMI hook ups, great performance

sub isn't wirless, no on screen setup menu unless you have a Bravia TV

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Steven1x10 (

"Good if you don't need surround sound!"


I went from a 7.1 channel 1000W Onkyo system with a 10" Sub, to this Sony HT-CT150. So, I lowered my expectations as it is not fair to compare a $550 1000W 7 speaker and a hefty receiver system with this unit meant for small spaces. So, I found it good...

1). Sounds surprisingly good, clear and crisp

1) Remote can only control SONY products

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Bagadonuts (

"Dependable Sony quality for a competitive price"


Exactly what I expected for the money. I bought it for my master bedroom and it does a good job filling it with sound. I would say the sound quality is above average but I'm kind of wishing I'd spent a few more hundred and got better system. That's not...

Good theatre kick from subwoofer. Ample bass

Wired subwoofer. Could use a few more amps.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: MikeHudsonATL (

"Very good sound from a compact sound bar"


I've owned this unit for about year before I upgraded to a 5.1 HTIB almost a year ago. I didn't realize that CNET had reviewed this model until now. This unit has been out for some time.

Very good sound

Mid range and trebble seem a bit muffled

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: GKW212 (

"Great product for the price"


Great sound quality, good sub power, HDMI connectivity is great if you have more than one peripheral (ie cable box, apple TV, blu ray player, etc.).

Doesn't provide true surround sound.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: MeeMa53 (

Love it, great for small spaces.


Does not take up a lot of space

So far none

Jul, 2011