Updated 1 Sep 2016

Sony

HT-RT3

Snapshot: The Sony HT-RT3 sound bar has bluetooth but no wireless subwoofer. But how good is the sound quality?

HT-RT3
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$550

priceme.co.nz

Join us now for instant access

Join more than 100,000 members today and you’ll get:

  • Independent info
  • Thousands of test results and research you can trust
  • Everything in one easy place
  • Expert support a phone call away if things go wrong
Join Consumer Now Log in

Test results

Overall score
51
Ease of use
?/10
Remote control
?/10
Stereo
?/10
Multi-channel
?/10

Good points

  • Good remote control.
  • OK to use.
  • Has bluetooth but no wireless subwoofer.

But

  • Just OK stereo sound.
  • Just OK multichannel sound.

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
$550

Specifications

Sound bar HxWxD (cm)
5.5 x 90 x 7
Subwoofer HxWxD (cm)
39.5 x 19 x 31.5
Weight - sound bar (kg)
2.1
Weight - subwoofer (kg)
7.8

Features

HDMI inputs
0
HDMI outputs
1
Subwoofer speaker orientation
front
Multi-channel capability (claimed)
5.1
Sound bar speaker drivers
3
Bluetooth
Wireless subwoofer
×
Video switching
×

More Info

Notes
-