Sony HT-CT290 Soundbar Review - 2019 - 2020

Catching up with the latest series and movies has become a worldwide pandemic. A recent report showed that on average adults are watching 5 hours of TV per day, making overall TV watching take up to 77 days of our year.

Still, when you compare your TV with trips to the cinema, you couldn't possibly find a better surround sound experience which produces the same thrill.

Or can you?

Sony HTCT290.CEK 300 W Soundbar with Bluetooth, HDMI and Wireless Subwoofer - Black

What can you do to get that experience?

With more and more TV and video subscription packs and movie theatres seeing a decline in audiences, people are searching for those cinematic scores in their own homes.

The solution is rather simple. By purchasing a sound bar or a surround sound system you can begin to replicate that same cinematic experience.

What to look for in a sound bar

Sony HTCT290.CEK 300 W Soundbar with Bluetooth, HDMI and Wireless Subwoofer - Black

What product will we be reviewing?

Today we'll be focusing on the Sony HT-CT290 sound bar. Sony has really spent time on this product and has boasted its many capabilities as a surround sound system.

What's so special about the Sony HT-CT290 Sound Bar?

Customer satisfaction is at the forefront of the Sony company. The Sony HT-CT290 sound bar enhances the viewers experience and effectively blows them away. With a slim design in a sleek black colour the Sony HT-CT290 looks extremely stylish. Pairing style with the powerful volume, it really does set out to impress the audience.

What are the Pros and Cons of the Sony HT-CT290 Sound Bar?

Pros:

Sony HTCT290.CEK 300 W Soundbar with Bluetooth, HDMI and Wireless Subwoofer - Black

Cons:

Sony HTCT290.CEK 300 W Soundbar with Bluetooth, HDMI and Wireless Subwoofer - Black

What do we think?

Sony are a reputable company who have made many useful devices. The Sony HT-CT290 sound bar has been praised by a fair amount of its users, however, with so many mixed reviews we have to leave this as a case of trial and error.

On the surface the Sony HT-CT290 looks like a great device, especially to use as a replacement sound system for the usual tinny television speakers, you might well be very satisfied with this product. Whether you're prepared to pay £120+ for it is your choice. You do run the risk of being underwhelmed, so, our only advice is to always be sure before you purchase an item.

We're 50/50 with this, what do you think?

Sony HTCT290.CEK 300 W Soundbar with Bluetooth, HDMI and Wireless Subwoofer - Black
  • Immersive sound: Recreate that cinema feeling with Sony's S-Force Pro Front Surround sound technology
  • Simple connectivity: one simple HDMI connection to TV and easy wireless link to your smartphone with Bluetooth
  • Slim design: designed for style and substance offering a slim elegant profile to blend any living environment
  • Interface : Input and Output Terminals - Opt. In, USB - 1 (USB-A), Bluetooth : Yes(A2DP (SINK), AVRCP)
  • Main Unit Size – Body Only (W x H x D) (cm) :5.2 x 90.0 x 8.6,Subwoofer Size (W x H x D) (cm):34.2 x 17.0 x 36.2