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Should You Buy a Sony Soundbar?

Matthew
Updated 01 October 2020
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should you buy a Sony Soundbar?

Sony is well known for its TVs, digital cameras, camcorders and projectors.

If you are thinking about buying a Sony soundbar then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of soundbar brands is compiled by analysing 2 user and expert reviews and 2 awards from hundreds of different review sites on 500+ soundbars.

Sony are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular soundbars and start at $145 for the HT-S200F which is a 2.1 soundbar and go up to $498 for the HTG700 which is a 3.1 soundbar. The average price of a new Sony soundbar is $419.

Sony are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular soundbars.

Is Sony the Best Soundbar Brand?

So are Sony soundbars any good? We give every soundbar a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all soundbars we are able to impartially rank all the soundbar brands.

Sony is ranked the No. 12 best soundbar brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sony is the 12th best soundbar brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
2 reviews
#2
88%
88%
0 reviews
#3
Bose
87%
87%
0 reviews
#4
Harman Kardon
76%
76%
0 reviews
#5
Denon
75%
75%
0 reviews
#6
Canton
74%
74%
0 reviews
#7
South Korea
72%
72%
0 reviews
#8
Bluesound
71%
71%
0 reviews
#9
VIZIO
United States
69%
69%
0 reviews
#10
Sonos
69%
69%
0 reviews
#11
Razer
69%
69%
0 reviews
#12
Japan
68%
68%
0 reviews
#13
Supersonic
United States
67%
67%
0 reviews
#14
Polk Audio
66%
66%
0 reviews
#15
Trust
65%
65%
0 reviews
#16
JBL
64%
64%
0 reviews
#17
Q Acoustics
64%
64%
0 reviews
#18
QFX
63%
63%
0 reviews
#19
Logik
United Kingdom
63%
63%
0 reviews
#20
Klipsch
62%
62%
0 reviews
#21
Anker
61%
61%
0 reviews
#22
TCL
60%
60%
0 reviews
#23
Monitor Audio
58%
58%
0 reviews
#24
Lenovo
China
58%
58%
0 reviews
#25
Naim
58%
58%
0 reviews
#26
AVerMedia
55%
55%
0 reviews
#27
Goodmans
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Wharfedale
54%
54%
0 reviews
#29
Creative
54%
54%
0 reviews
#30
DELL
United States
54%
54%
0 reviews
#31
Audioengine
53%
53%
0 reviews
#32
Dali
53%
53%
0 reviews
#33
Bang & Olufsen
53%
53%
0 reviews
#34
Creative Labs
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Sony soundbars compare to the other soundbar brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All soundbar Brands
Sony Soundbars

There's a smaller selection of Sony soundbars available compared to other soundbar brands, with only 8 Sony soundbars currently on the market in the US. Sony soundbars also tend to be more expensive than most other soundbar brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

Whilst Sony have a number of interesting features including Dolby Atmos, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Soundbars
Average Price
$336
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,299
Price Distribution of All Soundbars
No. Of Soundbars
Average Price
$419
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,499
Price Distribution of Sony Soundbars

How Many Industry Awards Have Sony Soundbars Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Sony soundbars. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular soundbar brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning soundbars

Number of Awards LG
Which? logo
2
Total
2

Features to Look Out For On Sony Soundbars

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Sony soundbars that set them apart from the competition. These include Dolby Atmos.

Sony Dolby Atmos

Sony soundbars that support Dolby Atmos include the Sony HTG700 ($498).

What is the Best High End Sony Soundbar?

Sony HTG700

$498.00
WORLD WIDE STEREO
Sony HTG700
Buy Now
Sony HTG700
400W
DOLBY
ATMOS
3.2kg
WEIGHT

If you're looking for a high end Sony soundbar then the Sony HTG700 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 59, but is a bit more expensive at $498.

Features We Love:
Dolby Atmos
Is 3.1 channels
Subwoofer included
Big power (400W)
Supports Bluetooth

A good spec but only ok value for money 3.1 channels Bluetooth soundbar, with the latest technology. It has a subwoofer included, a handheld remote control and a power of 400W and is wall mountable.

75
Features
Good Features
53
Value for Money
Average
59
Kagoo Score
Average

The cheapest price that we could find for the HTG700 in the US is $498.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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$498.00
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Sony Soundbar?
Is Sony the Best Soundbar Brand?
How Many Industry Awards Have Sony Soundbars Received?
Features to Look Out For On Sony Soundbars
Sony Dolby Atmos
What is the Best High End Sony Soundbar?

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