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Sony HAP-S1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews of Sony HAP-S1. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. Comments about the design and price are generally positive. The size and reliability also get good feedback.

usability, reliability, size, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Sony HAP-S1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sony HAP-S1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems on Reviewers really like the size and usability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, design, usability, size

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HAPS1/B 500GB Hi-Res Music Player SystemSony HAPS1/B 500GB Hi-Res Music Player System

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Sean Killebrew (

Sony HAP-S1 Hi-Res Music Player Reviewed


Sony is one of the companies that's currently leading the charge to encourage music lovers to embrace hi-res music products and content. Sean Killebrew spent some time with the HAP-S1 music player and server and came away extremely impressed.

So who is the HAP-S1 for? Its suitable for audiophiles without question but its designed mostly for music lovers. With enough marketing muscle, word of mouth and the inevitable price drop associated with electronics, it should help convert the high-res...

Apr, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio output channels:2.0
Frequency range:10 - 100000
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):100


Color of product:Silver


Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:4.3

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:230
Auto power off: Yes
Power consumption (standby):0.3


Auto standby:Y

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, WAV, WMA


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Channels quantity:2

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:230
Auto power off:Y
Power consumption (standby):0.3


Built-in storage media: Yes
Card reader integrated: Yes
Storage media type:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Technical Details

Automatic Synchronization: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes