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Sony HT-ST7

Sony HT-ST7
alaScore 90

155 reviews

Sep, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 reviews of Sony HT-ST7. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also appreciated. There are some negative reviews about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony HT-ST7 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HT-ST7

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 user reviews of Sony HT-ST7 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Comments about the reliability and size are overall positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the price.

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89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Matthew Moskovciak Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

A stunning sound bar but not quite for audiophiles

 

The Sony HT-ST7 is a visually stunning and sound bar with a fine feature set, but it doesn't sound as good as you'd expect at its sky-high price.

The ; is the most stylish sound bar we've seen, with a brushed metal cabinet and solid build quality. It sports three HDMI inputs, plus Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, allowing the sound bar to receive full surround-sound signals. And there's...

The HT-ST7's sound has its merits, but overall it doesn't live up to its lofty price tag. AirPlay is a surprising omission at this price, especially given its superior sound quality. And there's no doubt that separate speakers are a better investment...

The Sony HT-ST7 is a visually stunning sound bar with a fine feature set, but it doesn't sound as good as you'd expect at its sky-high price.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Cliff Heyne (audioholics.com)

Sony HT-ST7 7.1 Soundbar Review

 

We ran the Sony HT-ST7 Soundbar through a full barrage of measurements and listening test, even taking it apart to look at the guts. Our review revealed some big product strengths and some weaknesses.

Built-in Bluetooth and NFC ; Wireless Subwoofer ; HDMI pass-through with HD audio decoding ; IR pass-through ; Wide soundstage in Movie mode

Treble can sound too bright ; Lackluster subwoofer build quality and performance ; Dialing in sound to personal preference can be difficult

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Chris Heinonen (hometheaterhifi.com)

Sony HT-ST7 Sound Bar

 

Sony HT-ST7 Sound Bar

I think that sound bars fall into two main categories. The first is simply getting better sound than your TV. Flat panels have pretty awful sound, so adding on a $250 sound bar can make a sizable improvement. The second is trying to provide high...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Adrienne Maxwell (hometheaterreview.com)

Sony HT-ST7 Soundbar Reviewed

 

The Sony HT-ST7 from Sony joins the already crowded sound bar market. How does it fare? It's worth a listen, according to Adrienne Maxwell.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Adrian Justins (homecinemachoice.com)

Sony HT-ST7 review

 

If square speaker drivers existed then Sony would have certainly used them for the HT-ST7, a soundbar that's got more hard edges than Jason Statham and more angles than a protractor factory. Even the remote control is a perfect oblong with triangular...

Hi-res Blu-ray audio decoding; good connectivity; easy to use; powerful, controlled sound; impressive movie playback

Not cheap; music performance lacks polish; substantial size; remote control isn't backlit

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com.au)

Sony HT-ST7

 

The Sony HT-ST7 is a visually stunning sound bar with a fine feature set, but it doesn't sound as good as you'd expect at its sky-high price.

Stylish, solid build quality ; Plenty of inputs ; Built-in Bluetooth and NFC

Mediocre sound quality ; No AirPlay

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Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Matthew Moskovciak (cnet.co.uk)

Sony HT-ST7 review

 

Sound bars have a reputation for being a cheap and convenient home audio option that may not wow you with their sound, but hit that critical level of "good enough."

The Sony HT-ST7 is the most stylish sound bar we've seen, with a brushed metal cabinet and solid build quality. It sports three HDMI inputs, plus Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, allowing the sound bar to receive full surround-sound signals. And...

The HT-ST7's sound has its merits, but overall it doesn't live up to its lofty price tag. AirPlay is a surprising omission at this price, especially given its superior sound quality. And there's no doubt that separate speakers are a better investment...

The Sony HT-ST7 is a visually stunning sound bar with a fine feature set, but it doesn't sound as good as you'd expect at its sky-high price.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review (cnet.com)

Great Sound Bar!!!

 

I had compare the Bose Sound Bar over the Sony HT-ST7 while at Best Buy, I was going to purchase the Bose Sound Bar but notice it only had 1 input Optical, I needed to connect multiple device, HD Cable Box, PS3, PS4, and XBOX. So I decided to go with...

Great Sound, Lots of Inputs, Very Loud, Bluetooth

Remote Lacks of Back Light

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

it is a great sounbar

 

Yes

I didn't buy this item from newegg or it's participating vendors. However, I would lioke to state that this soundbar has very crisp and clear sound. Sound imaging is perfect for the size of this product. A great buy and better than most. You'll pay a...

Jan, 2016

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