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Sony HT-MT500

Sony HT-MT500
alaScore 95

73 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews of Sony HT-MT500. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Sony HT-MT500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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The Sony HT-MT500 is marketed as being more than just a sound bar. It also includes wireless multi-room audio capabilities so you can use it as part of your home music system and enjoy your tunes, supposedly in hi-fi quality. Read on to find out what...

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Xsis2 (

One of my better buys.


I bought this soundbar to accompany my new Sony KD-43XE8005 TV. It was easy to set up with a good, clear menu system. The sound quality, which I know is always a bit subjective, is as far as I am concerned, very good. The design is unobtrusive and the...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Jono73 (

Don’t support surround speakers


Good quality soundbar however not brilliant with surround sound either atmos, if you could add speakers like the zr5 and have them added with surround sound/atmos effect (on par with the Samsung hk950 I believe it will be out standing until then I...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Buchi (



Certainly no bells and whistles to find. The wireless sub woofer kept disconnecting every few minutes. The sound overall was average.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: golfer00 (

Great sound but concern over connectivity with sub


Have owned this Dolby Atmos soundbar for 3 weeks and am generally very pleased with it apart from one issue. Initially I heard intermittent stuttering and popping from the subwoofer. I checked the Sony Support site and found that this problem was...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Oldtone (



Great sound, easy to use. Works well with Sony TV.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Green Giant (



It sounds great, it was very easy to set up and is very simple to use.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Green Giant (



It sounds great, it was very easy to set up and is very simple to use.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Stig911 (

Sony HT-MT500


Very compact speaker and subwoofer. Excellent sound but annoyingly does not come on with the television. You have to turn it on on the remote.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Suzukisean (

Compatibility issues


The product was demonstrated to me in John Lewis and I was very impressed with the sound quality. Once I got it home the setup was not as simple as the instructions make out. I chose the Sony unit to go with my Sony Bravia TV. The issue that I had was...

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:2.1


Near Field Communication (NFC):Y

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
HDMI out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Number of HDMI outputs:1


Subwoofer included:Y

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
USB direct playback:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Subwoofer height:15.1
Subwoofer width:3.74