Updated 1 Sep 2016

Sony

HT-CT790

Snapshot: The Sony HT-CT790 sound bar has bluetooth and a wireless subwoofer. But how good is the sound quality?

HT-CT790
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$944

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Test results

Overall score
65
Ease of use
?/10
Remote control
?/10
Stereo
?/10
Multi-channel
?/10

Good points

  • Good stereo sound.
  • OK remote control.
  • OK multichannel sound.
  • OK to use.
  • Has 3 HDMI inputs.
  • Has bluetooth and a wireless subwoofer.

But

No obvious bad points.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Sound (60 percent)
  • Ease of use (25 percent)
  • Remote control (10 percent)
  • Standby energy (5 percent)

Sound (/10): Made up of spoken word, 5.1 movie surround-sound effects and 5.1 music.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$944

Specifications

Sound bar HxWxD (cm)
5.5 x 103 x 13
Subwoofer HxWxD (cm)
38.5 x 19 x 39
Weight - sound bar (kg)
2.8
Weight - subwoofer (kg)
7.8

Features

HDMI inputs
3
HDMI outputs
1
Subwoofer speaker orientation
front
Multi-channel capability (claimed)
2.1
Sound bar speaker drivers
2
Bluetooth
Wireless subwoofer
Video switching

More Info

Notes
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