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Sony HT-NT5

Sony HT-NT5
alaScore 95

147 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 147 reviews of Sony HT-NT5. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Sony HT-NT5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony HT-NT5 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on People really like the size. The usability also gets good comments, but the design and price get negative opinions. Opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, size

price, design

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HT-NT5 400 W Sound Bar with High-Resolution Audio,Wireless Surround, 4K Pass-ThroughSony HT-NT5 400 W Sound Bar with High-Resolution Audio,Wireless Surround, 4K Pass-Through

May, 2018

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (

Sony's HT-NT5 sound bar nails it for the money


Audio equipment, and the sound bar in particular, is a little bit like local government. Everyone sees the "little people" -- the street sweepers, the meter readers and so on --and everyone knows the "mayor", but from the outside looking in it's hard...

The Sony HT-NT5 gets nearly everything: right, design, features and sound for music and home theater

Sound quality, while excellent, is not twice as good as a $400 sound bar. Setting up rear speakers is expensive and a little frustrating

The Sony HT-NT5 offers distinctive good looks, a superlative feature set and generous performance, making it our favorite sound bar for the price.

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (

Rubbish sound. Don't waste your money


The sound has no mid range. Very tinny. The sub-woofer lack adequate independent volume control so it barely contributes to the sound. Really poor value for the money. The sound was so bad I disconnected it and went back to the speakers in my Samsung...

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (

Crisp sound, easy set up, good functinality


Purchased this based on the recommendation of a friend who bought it a month prior. Its slim line and easy to set up. The set up menu itself appears a bit basic however how fancy does a sound bar menu need to be? Have noticed that now and then the...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review (

Big Sound Boxed Small


problem filling up the room with sound. Not harsh sound, but sound that is true to its source. I was skeptical about the little subwoofer unit punching out enough bass, but am happy with it turned up to 11 out of 12. What I love about this unit is that...

Nov, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:DTS, DTS-ES, DTS-HD HR, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Dual Mono, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD
Audio output channels:6.1
Game mode: Yes
RMS rated power:400


Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:HDMI
Manual: Yes
Mounting brackets included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
HDMI Out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):25
Power consumption (typical):50


Subwoofer included: Yes
Wireless Subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

24p support: Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Audio formats supported:LPCM, PCM
Colour of product:Black
Deep colour support: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Wall mountable: Yes
x.v.Color support: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.8
Soundbar weight:3.2
Subwoofer depth:38.6
Subwoofer height:38.2
Subwoofer weight:8.1
Subwoofer width:19