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Sony ICF-CD523

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Sony ICF-CD523. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviews about the size and design are on the whole positive. The performance and price also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the battery and portability, while views are divided on the reliability.

sound, price, performance, design, size

portability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony ICF-CD523 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Zusammenfassung der Kundenbewertungen für Sony ICF-CD523


alaTest hat 9 Kundenbewertungen für Sony ICF-CD523 von zusammengefasst und analysiert. Im Durchschnitt wurde das Produkt mit 3.1/5 bewertet, verglichen mit einer durchschnittlichen Bewertung von 3.8/5 für andere Produkte in der Kategorie Tragbare MP3 Player auf Viele Tester loben den Klang.


67% der Kundenmeinungen auf bewerten dieses Produkt positiv.

This summary is based on the product: Sony ICF-CD 523 Küchenradio mit CD

May, 2016

Expert review by: STIFTUNG WARENTEST (

Sony ICF-CD523


Sony ICF-CD523

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: STIFTUNG WARENTEST (

Sony ICF-CD523



Jun, 2008

Product Specifications

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs. PRODUCT FEATURES: Under-cabinet space saving kitchen CD Clock Radio; Digital synthesized AM/FM stereo tuner; 15 memory presets; Convenient front-loading design; Built-In stereo speakers; Backlit easy-to-see LCD display; Built-in timer/alarm function; Mega Bass Sound System; Forward/reverse time setting; Date display.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Functions (KB):CD player / Radio
Sound Effects:Mega Bass
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):Boomboxes, radios, clock radios
Type:CD clock radio

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Media Load Type:Tray
Playback Modes:All tracks repeat / One track repeat / Random play / shuffle / Repeat shuffle
Type:CD player

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony ICF

MD System

Type: None




Preset Station Qty:15
Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital