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KEF T-205

KEF T-205
alaScore 90

44 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of KEF T-205. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and usability. Some have doubts about the price.

design, usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the KEF T-205 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of KEF T-205 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Views about the usability and price are generally positive.

design, price, usability

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: KEF T205 5.1 Home Theater System - BlackKEF T205 5.1 Home Theater System - Black

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : (

KEF T205 Home Theater Speaker System - Product Review


Although KEF has has put a major emphasis on style with the T205 speaker system, it definitely has not ignored the substance what a good speaker system needs to do. Sometimes listening to speakers over long sessions can leave one with a feeling of...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by (

KEF T-Series T205 review


KEF's new T-Series range of home cinema speakers are definitely a sign of the times. They've been designed with a clear purpose in mind – to be an aesthetic match to newer, thinner, flatscreen TVs, enabling buyers to couple their hi-def movies with...

Brilliant living-room-friendly design; immersive 5.1 performance; build quality

Stereo performance sounds a little thin

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Kevin Gallucci (

KEF T-Series T205 review


KEF's new T-Series range of home cinema speakers are definitely a sign of the times.

Brilliant living-room-friendly design ; immersive 5.1 performance ; build quality

Stereo performance sounds a little thin

Overall, the T205 is a seriously enticing 5.1 system. Build quality is excellent, it dazzles with movie soundtracks, and will suit most people's music needs.

Feb, 2011


Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

KEF T205


Like Amir Khan, this speaker system is slim but packs a hell of a punch, making it the perfect partner for your flatpanel TV

Incredibly slim ; Stunning sound quality ; Superb build quality

Rather pricey ; Controls on bottom of sub ; Needs sub for music playback

The T205’s main selling point is their chic slim-profile design, but thankfully that doesn’t mean they compromise on sound quality. Far from it. They deliver an astonishingly potent sound, which is a remarkable feat from such slim enclosures, plus the...

May, 2011

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by : EISA (

European 5.1 Loudspeaker System 2011-2012 - KEF T205


In the race to produce the slimmest home theatre loudspeakers, KEF is on the winners podium with its black T-series satellites that are a mere 3.7cm deep. These are not lo-fi panel speakers but employ proprietary twin-layered drivers, rather like a...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Kef T205


It's hard to believe that as technology slims down its packaging, the internal mechanisms can retain or even improve on quality. Kef's T Series of speakers promises to do just that, and provide the ultimate partner to todays ultra slim flat panel LED TVs.

Incredibly slim; Stunning sound quality; Superb build quality

Rather pricey; Controls on bottom of sub; Needs sub for music playback

May, 2011

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Got these speakers hooked up over the weekend. I was a little skeptical because I had not heard them, was going by a few great reviews, and boy those reviews were spot on. Great speakers, sounds fantastic and the design is top notch. Very easy to...

Consumer review (

KEF T205


slimline speakers. only sub that would fit in the space i had available but still performs well

expensive. a little two heavy on the high notes with not so good mid range performance

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications


Amplification device included: Yes


Audio output channels:5.1
Recommended usage:Home theatre
RMS rated power:750 / 900

Center speaker

Center speaker crossover frequency:1700
Center speaker frequency range:80 - 30000
Center speaker impedance:8
Center speaker mid-range driver diameter:4.5
Center speaker mid-range driver size:4.5
Center speaker peak power:150
Center speaker RMS power:150
Center speaker sensitivity:110
Center speaker tweeters quantity:1
Center speaker type:2-Way
Center speaker wall mountable: Yes
Center speaker woofer diameter (imperial):1
Center speaker woofer size:1
Center speaker woofers quantity:2

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power Source:AC

Front speakers

Front speaker crossover frequency:1700
Front speaker frequency range:80 - 30000
Front speaker impedance:8
Front speaker peak power:150
Front speaker sensitivity:110
Front speaker tweeter diameter:1
Front speaker tweeter size:1
Front speaker type:2-Way
Front speaker woofer diameter (imperial):4.5
Front speaker woofer size:4.5
Front speakers RMS power:100

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power Source:AC

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:2 / 4
Satellite speaker crossover frequencies:1700
Satellite speaker crossover frequency:1700
Satellite speaker frequency range:80 - 30000
Satellite speaker impedance:8
Satellite speaker mid-range driver diameter:4.5
Satellite speaker mid-range driver size:4.5
Satellite speaker peak power:100
Satellite speaker sensitivity:107
Satellite speaker tweeter diameter:1
Satellite speaker tweeter size:1
Satellite speaker tweeters quantity:1
Satellite speaker type:2-Way
Satellite speakers RMS power:150 / 500
Satellite speakers wall mountable: Yes


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):10
Subwoofer driver size:10
Subwoofer drivers quantity:1
Subwoofer frequency range:30 - 250
Subwoofer RMS power:250
Subwoofer sensitivity:110
Subwoofer type:Active

Technical Details

Color of product:Black / White

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):23.6 x 1.38 x 5.51
Center speaker weight:3.31
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):5.51 x 1.38 x 13 / 5.51 x 1.38 x 23.6
Front speaker weight:2.2 / 3.31
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):5.51 x 1.38 x 13 / 5.51 x 1.38 x 23.6
Satellite speaker weight:2.2 / 3.31
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):14.6 x 6.97 x 15
Subwoofer weight:28.7