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Sony CDX-GT500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Sony CDX-GT500. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and design. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the size, and views are divided on the durability.

price, usability, sound, design, performance


On average, users rate this product 87/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony CDX-GT500 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the size. The sound is also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the price.

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This summary is based on the products: Sony CDX-GT500 - Radio / CD / MP3 player - Xplod - Full-DIN - in-dash - 52 Watts x 4Sony CDX-GT500 - Radio / CD / MP3 player - Xplod - Full-DIN - in-dash - 52 Watts x 4

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications

Sony's CDX-GT500 CD Player features an easy to read dot-matrix fluorescent display and detachable muted gray faceplate. Its strong on-board amp delivers great sound. EQ3 offers seven preset tone curves plus highly adjustable treble, midrange, and bass controls to customize your audio output. Sony's Dynamic Soundstage Organizer raises up the music to improve the soundstage in any car. Burn your favorite MP3 or WMA tunes to a CD-R or CD-RW disc and pop it in the CDX-GT500 - onboard BBE MP processing will make sure it sounds great. Want to expand your system? Connect your portable music player to Sony's Aux Lite auxiliary/CD changer input - no adapter is necessary. You can use the two sets of preamp outputs to connect your external amps and subs.
Voice Control: No


Max Output Power / Channel Qty:52 Watts x 4

Audio System

Car Audio Type:Radio / CD / MP3 player
Enclosure Type:Full-DIN
Faceplate Type:Detachable
Form Factor:In-dash unit
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

CD System

Media Load Type:Slot-load
Playback Modes:One track repeat / Random play / shuffle
Type:CD / MP3 player


Application Store: No
Changer Control: Yes
Internet Radio: No
Security System:Panel Release
Telephone Included: No
Voice Control: No


AUX-Input: No
Bluetooth: No
iPod Control:Via External Device
Number of Output Channels:4

Dimensions & Weight



Display Technology:FL Display
Touchscreen: No


Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:3 bands
Equalizer Type:Parametric

General Features

CD-Player: Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Size in DIN:1
Type:Car Radio


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony CDX


MP3 Playback: Yes


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Type:Radio tuner