Latest Sony speaker reviews

Sony HT-ST5000 soundbar review: An impressive Atmos package
4.5 stars Sony HT-ST5000 soundbar review: An impressive Atmos package By Chris Hall

The Sony ST5000 soundbar might be a lighter way to get yourself a Dolby Atmos compatible sound system than installing a full-on room setup, but as soundbars go, it delivers plenty of heft. Dolby Atmos explained: What is it and how do I get it? It's a... Read more

Sony SRS-XB40 review: Blinded by the lights, filthy urban bass delights
4.0 stars Sony SRS-XB40 review: Blinded by the lights, filthy urban bass delights By Chris Hall

What do you look for in a Bluetooth speaker? Is it sophistication in design? Is it smart voice control? Or it brutal bass and a lighting rig that puts that tricked-out Ford Escort XR3i to shame?If it's the last, then the Sony XB40 won't have escaped your... Read more

Sony LF-S50G speaker preview: Google Assistant in smart, subtle form
Sony LF-S50G speaker preview: Google Assistant in smart, subtle form By Britta O'Boyle

They are all at it. Sony is one of the latest companies to announce a smart home speaker with Google Assistant built-in, joining the likes of Panasonic and Onyko.Sony's LF-S50G doesn't have the catchiest name, but it's a pretty good looking speaker and... Read more

Sony's hi-res audio range adds new H.ear wireless speakers, headphones - plus a turntable
Sony's hi-res audio range adds new H.ear wireless speakers, headphones - plus a turntable By Elyse Betters

Sony is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, where it has decided to launch new high-resolution audio products, including what it has described as the "world's smallest" hi-res audio wireless speaker.This speaker, called H.ear go, is part of a new H.ear range being... Read more

Sony SRS-X55 Bluetooth speaker review: Serious sound
5.0 stars Sony SRS-X55 Bluetooth speaker review: Serious sound By Mike Lowe

It can so often be a gamble when going to buy a Bluetooth speaker such as the Sony SRS-X55. With so many makers in the market - some good, others bad - there's always the question as to whether diminutive size will bring big sound.With the Sony SRS-X55... Read more

Sony Multi-room Audio: Hi-Res music but it will cost you (hands-on)
Sony Multi-room Audio: Hi-Res music but it will cost you (hands-on) By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced a move into the multi-room audio at CES 2015 at the beginning of the year but the products haven't been made available until now.The multi-room line-up includes everything from wireless speakers and sound bars to TV base speakers, AV receivers... Read more

Sony SRS-BTX500 bluetooth speaker review
5.0 stars Sony SRS-BTX500 bluetooth speaker review By Ian Morris

Bluetooth speakers are the new headphones. We don't mean literally, and please don't start taking them on the bus with you, but they are an area where lots of companies see lots of chances to make money. And like headphones, these aren't £50 accessories... Read more

Sony CMT-V75 dock, radio and CD player pictures and hands-on
Sony CMT-V75 dock, radio and CD player pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

In the latest of a seemingly endless line of 30-pin products, we thought we'd get down and dirty with Sony's 2012 offering in the shape of the licence plate impersonating Sony CMT-V758BTiP.The most important thing to notice about this shelf-side audio... Read more

Sony SRS-BTV25 Death Star speaker hands-on
Sony SRS-BTV25 Death Star speaker hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Let's clear one thing up first. The Sony SRS-BTV25 isn't Star Wars affiliated in any way. And it's not called the Death Star at all. That's a name that Pocket-lint has coined for the speaker.But, how can Sony release a gadget, that looks like this, and... Read more

Sony RDP-X80iP
4.0 stars Sony RDP-X80iP By Jamie Carter

The RDP-X80iP is Sony's answer to the once ubiquitous Bose Sound Dock, but it cleverly takes things further by adding a built-in battery.Portable and powerful, this sleek black speaker lies across a 20W digital amplifier, and on its own can be used as... Read more

Sony RDH-SK8iP iPod dock
3.0 stars Sony RDH-SK8iP iPod dock By Jamie Carter

Remember the ghetto blaster? The street-savvy, over-your-shoulder, does-it-all tape deck that could pump out tunes wherever you wanted and was the darling of students.It's back; Sony's latest makes a similar stab at streetwise with its RDH-SK8iP, but... Read more

Sony Ericsson MS500 Bluetooth speaker
3.0 stars Sony Ericsson MS500 Bluetooth speaker By Stuart Miles

With Sony Ericsson priding itself on being a "music" brand, can its Bluetooth stereo speaker, the MS500, really deliver you your music on the go, or should you just plug a pair of speakers in to the headphone socket? We get listening to find out. Fitting... Read more

Sony SRS-T10PC Travel Speakers
4.0 stars Sony SRS-T10PC Travel Speakers By Stephen Patrick

Notebooks may be all the rage but one area where they still suffer is in the sound quality department. To remedy this, there are a host of external speakers that offer portable assistance. This being Sony, you have to expect something a little different... Read more

Sony XDR-S50 DAB radio
3.5 stars Sony XDR-S50 DAB radio By Stuart Miles

As DAB radios become more mainstream, so more become available. One of the latest is from Sony. Coming in at £60, the Sony XDR-S50 is an entry-level model that challenges Pure Digital's Move and other basic players from companies like Intempo. The smallish... Read more

Sony SRS-DZ10 2.1 speaker system
3.5 stars Sony SRS-DZ10 2.1 speaker system By Paul Lester

Sony has always been synonymous with both quality and innovation in the audio market, its latest set of 2.1 speakers certainly scores highly on the design front. It’s a beautiful looking setup, highlighted by a cylindrical 25W subwoofer finished in... Read more