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alaScore 82

73 reviews

Jan, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews of KEF IQ30. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the KEF IQ30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 73 reviews)

4 expert reviews

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of KEF IQ30 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: KEF iQ30BL Bookshelf Speaker (Pair, Black)KEF iQ30BL Bookshelf Speaker (Pair, Black)

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Andrew Haddon (

Review: KEF iQ30 Loudspeakers


One great benefit of the Uni-Q geometry used in the KEF iQ30 is that both the bass driver and the tweeter have almost exactly the same dispersion pattern or, as KEF frames it, ‘matched directivity', so as a listener moves off-axis, the high frequencies...

Expert review by: Andrew Haddon; Tested Steve Holding (

KEF iQ30


One great benefit of the Uni-Q geometry used in the KEF iQ30 is that both the bass driver and the tweeter have almost exactly the same dispersion pattern or as KEF frames it ‘matched directivity’ so as a listener moves off-axis the...

Consumer review by: (

KEF iQ 30


I've been in search of a "reasonable" priced bookshelf for a month or more now. My budget is to stay under $600. I've sampled the B&W 685, Polk RTiA3 and Paradigm Studio 20's to give you an idea for comparing my review.

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Steve (

Kef IQ30


Look lovely and have a better fuller sound than the iQ5SE's they replaced


Jun, 2009

Product Specifications

The iQ30 is an incredibly versatile music or home entertainment speaker with a seductive lightness of touch. With the same curved cabinet design minimizing internal reflections, it has a lyricism and depth not normally associated with bookshelf speakers. It delivers an excellent dynamic expression with a bass response that is deep and expansive. The 165mm Uni-Q array and 'tangerine' waveguide gives a dispersion that is characteristically consistent, so you enjoy the same extraordinary illusion of presence wherever you sit. It's like re-experiencing your favorite tracks or movies for the very first time.


Active / Passive Speakers:Passive
Signal Connection:Wired


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
HDMI:Not Applicable
WiFi Connectivity: No

Dimensions & Weight


General Features

Active / Passive Speakers:Single Passive Component
Number of Speakers:Not Applicable
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Speaker Type:Front / Stereo
System Type:Single Component


Manufacturer:KEF Audio
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:KEF Q


Color:American walnut

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Passive
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Crossover Channel Qty:2-way
Response Bandwidth:45 - 40000Hz
Speaker System Type:Speaker