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Sony HT RT40 Real 5 1ch Dolby Digital Tall boy Soundbar Home Theatre System

Last Updated: October 9, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.1
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
397
Old Reviews
69
Unverified
65
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Review Summary - 263 recent, verified reviews

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Sound Quality
 95
surround, speakers, quality, system, sony
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Good quality of sound just like theater  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome sound quality .  ...  "
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" ...  Real sound experience  ...  "
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" ...  No need to describe about the sound quality .  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Good product, crystal clear sound . ... Surround sound is good .  ...  "
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" ...  Product is very good and sound quality is awesome but courior service is very bad  ...  "
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" ...  Overall experience is good , nice sound quality with superior design and it’s very easy to install.  ...  "
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Bass
 30
sound, good, well, volume, system
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I was looking for a home theatre with good bass and quality. ... As i was satisfied with its performance and bass i bought it. ... The bass got wayy better , and even the 5.1 surround effect worked like a charm. ... Even in volume 25 you get so high sounds bass and effect which is just perfect for movies and tv shows . ... The bass is just amazing my house seems to vibrate if i keep high volumes.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is low, clarity is champ  ...  "
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" ...  If you prefer moderate bass like me and fine acoustics plus design is important then this product is for you.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is feeble, over all sound is fair the volume level is upto 30 and not 50 as claimed.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is thumping .  ...  "
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" ...  The acoustic and Bass is great for the price  ...  "
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" ...  Very good sound but much bass  ...  "
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" ...  What you can expect from this system, well balanced sound output which means the right bass, well tempered trebel & the clear voice feature means great delivery while listening to movie dialogues.  ...  "
Price
 25
money, sound, value for money, value, worth
+80%
-20%
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" ...  True value for money. ... It’s a perfect buy and true value for money  ...  "
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" ...  but Can we expect 1000 watts in ds price range ?? ... SO if may chance is there,Decrease d product price for worth of money.  ...  "
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" ...  It was steal deal.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money!  ...  "
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" ...  Good product for the price  ...  "
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" ...  Perhaps the best hometheater in this price point.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s about clarity in the sound and I can nothing beats Sony (at this price range)  ...  "
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" ...  It's an excellent system which more than justifies the price. ... Couldn't ask for more at this price range.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 19
bluetooth, connect, output, connecting, via
+89%
-11%
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" ...  So must ensure your pc have spdif output  ...  "
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" ...  Connecting from different devices are very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Sony team needed for installing and connecting to my TV  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth and NFC is very user friendly to use and central app make it even more ease of connecting and controlling the sound system including power off.  ...  "
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" ...  I restarted bith tv and home theatre and it worked fine. ... Coming to bluetooth and usb its the same .  ...  "
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" ...  Overall product is good but sometimes have connectivity issues with TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Best part is, it can be easily connected to TV .  ...  "
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" ...  A nice product, connected with TV and very good surround sound, I like it  ...  "
Setup
 16
easy to install, easy, sound quality, sony, setup
+94%
-6%
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" ...  easy to install .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  Received the product in good condition before assured delivery date on Sunday, I called up Sony Service for installation, for my surprise with in two hours the technician called me and installed the HT with in 20 minutes and clarified all my doubts.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Company should provide installation so that people can know the product, I did installation by myself and that's where I will take off 1* otherwise the product is worth Money.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall experience is good , nice sound quality with superior design and it’s very easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Since it's a wired system I would not call it easy to install, took me three hours but I did it with good detail to conceal the wires.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery person installation nice mr.manikandan sony service centre nice & very good.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 14
easy, user friendly, sound quality, installation, good
+100%
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" ...  User friendly device, even a lay man can use this without any hassle  ...  "
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" ...  Overall experience is good , nice sound quality with superior design and it’s very easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth and NFC is very user friendly to use and central app make it even more ease of connecting and controlling the sound system including power off.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Installation is easy.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install .  ...  "
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" ...  It's very easy to install and what can anyone expect from Sony speaker. ... Connecting from different devices are very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  instaling very easy.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 12
tv, nfc, seamless, via, user friendly
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Bluetooth connectivity and sony music app works great.  ...  "
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" ...  I could able to pair my Google home mini with this through Bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent sound clarity but least bluetooth conectivity range, overall great experience  ...  "
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" ...  I am using the HDMi ARC connection and it worked great with my TV but I realise that Bluetooth output is the best.  ...  "
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" ...  - But, Bluetooth range is very low.  ...  "
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" ...  The Bluetooth connectivity is super clean and a single tap does it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth and NFC is very user friendly to use and central app make it even more ease of connecting and controlling the sound system including power off.  ...  "
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" ...  The Bluetooth/ NFC connections are seamless.  ...  "
Volume
 10
loud, volume, tall, room, bass
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The sound output is perfect for small sized houses.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is good but not too loud which I was expecting from a HT.  ...  "
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" ...  Gives a best look to your TV room( just look at those tall boy speaker?  ...  "
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" ...  The soundbar is quite loud n crisp and most importantly, no jarring at high sounds.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is good enough for small house and it's stand concept is really good while it's price is high .  ...  "
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" ...  Even increasing the bass speaker volume to the highest i.e.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect loudness and clarity for a 12" x 24" size living room.  ...  "
Delivery
 10
delivered, product, amazon, took, seller
+100%
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" ...  Recieved it yesterday, one day before the promised delivery date seller name 'Brand Authorised Seller's' .  ...  "
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" ...  Very well delivered by Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Combined with my PS4 it have delivered an amazing experience.  ...  "
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" ...  good product, good quality, good delivery, sound sys very nice  ...  "
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" ...  delevery was before target .  ...  "
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" ...  Honest review after 3 months from date of delivery ... Things included in box  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived before time and in perfect shape.  ...  "
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" ...  The package arrived on the promised day (took a week to reach home which was the promised day) without any damage to the piece inside as it is properly packed.  ...  "
Ports
 8
optical, hdmi, output, support hdmi arc, working
+50%
-50%
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" ...  USB can be supported only when system is connected to TV other wise it will not work.  ...  "
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" ...  Usb device is not working  ...  "
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" ...  Hdmi cable don't work.we have to use optical fiber cable will cost you extra.  ...  "
Remote
 6
system, using, turn, sony, menu
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Excelente connectivity options and cec remote control makes it a bliss to use  ...  "
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" ...  Please know that once you are done with installation, it requires settings to be adjusted from your remote so that u can experience true surround sound.  ...  "
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" ...  ARC work just fine all configurations are on fingertips using the sound system remote.  ...  "
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" ...  Remote provided is compact n contains all the necessary functions  ...  "
Capacity
 5
x, theatre, theater, size, room
+100%
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" ...  If room size is big then dont go for this system  ...  "
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" ...  Have been looking for a entry level home theatre system for my loving room of size approx 10'x10'.  ...  "
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" ...  Best home theatre.  ...  "
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" ...  Great budget home theater  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect loudness and clarity for a 12" x 24" size living room. ... Adds beauty to your house.  ...  "
Apps
 5
using, user friendly, system, sony, music
+100%
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" ...  You can download the sony music center app and control your home theatre from the app. ... The app has all features and can also change settings.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome thing about speakers is that you can operate it remotely using sony music center app. ... You can switch it ON and OFF using mobile app.  ...  "
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" ...  The Sony music centre app works well to manage the system otherwise the system display is not easiest to manage.  ...  "
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" ...  Sony music app is easy and comfortable to use.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 4
sound, sony, months, month, 2
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I have been using this sound system for over 2 years now.  ...  "
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" ...  Been using this HT for one month now.  ...  "
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" ...  No connectivity issues till now.  ...  "
Cables
 4
cable, speakers, room, extension, wire
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The length of cables for the rear surround speakers are sufficient for the room size mentioned above. ... But if your room is bigger than this, use 14 gauge speaker wire and 4.2mm pin pitch round terminals to extend the cable.  ...  "
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" ...  Good length of wire is provided for tall boy speakers.  ...  "
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" ...  One good length HDMI cable is provided with the set.  ...  "
Marketplace
 4
amazon, seller, product, like, delivered
+100%
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" ...  Overall I like the product but did not like Amazon delivery time which was committed while ordering the product.  ...  "
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" ...  Very well delivered by Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Recieved it yesterday, one day before the promised delivery date seller name 'Brand Authorised Seller's' .  ...  "
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" ...  delevery was before target .  ...  "
USB
 4
working, video, player, option, dvd
-100%
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" ...  USB can be supported only when system is connected to TV other wise it will not work.  ...  "
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" ...  Usb device is not working  ...  "
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" ...  This model doesn't DVD player, it can only be played through USB or BT.  ...  "
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" ...  USB is not working, raised ticket with sony  ...  "
Design
 4
looks, design, awesome
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The design is impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  They elevated the look)  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome look design  ...  "
Resolution
 3
tv, supported, led
+100%
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" ...  Try playing Dolby digital enabled content, this will give you a clear idea of what this system is capable of.  ...  "
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" ...  Full hd, 4k videos are not supported, wire management .  ...  "
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" ...  Nice product looks good with my Sony 40" hd led tv and sound effects are awesome  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
videos, video, good, watching, played
+100%
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" ...  You'll definitely get a feel of watching a movie in theatre at your home.  ...  "
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" ...  Surround is good on watching movies.  ...  "
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" ...  Dolby sounds good in YouTube and Netflix video.  ...  "
Cable Length
 3
extension, wires, speaker, room, dekstop
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The length of cables for the rear surround speakers are sufficient for the room size mentioned above.  ...  "
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" ...  Good length of wire is provided for tall boy speakers.  ...  "

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Connectivity
NFC:  Yes 
Bluetooth:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
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NFC
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BLUETOOTH
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