Sony HT-CT370 Wireless Sound Bar & Home Theater System Review
Continuing with its impressive range of sound bars, Sony brings out its newest model; the Sony HT-CT370. This 2.1 channel sound bar comes with two in-built speakers and a wireless subwoofer, making you listen to your music with advanced sound effects, without the clutter of traditional speakers. Also comes with Bluetooth and NFC connectivity, so you listen to files from your Smartphone or Music Player. It plays files in the MP3 and WMA formats. It also has three HDMI ports for you to connect to a large variety of devices, HDTV, PS3, DVD etc. The 100W wireless subwoofer provides a deep bass sound, which can transform your TV experience. It also has optical and analog inputs for playing other files. Added advantage is the ARC compatibility and CEC connectivity, so that you can sync it to your Sony Bravia and control settings directly from the TV remote.
The Sony HT-CT370 is designed to look slim and versatile. Only 2 inches high, it is guaranteed to look sleek and sexy on your wall or table top. It also has a handy LED panel to indicate device and settings. The hexagonal surface adds to the oomph, and the black color with metallic finish makes the set look streamlined and powerful. It comes with handy wall mount keyholes an internal gyro-sensor modifies the sound according to the position in which it’s placed.
The Sony HT-CT370 comes with a wide range of sound effect options. The sound is decoded and processed to Dolby Digital and DTS surround sound technology which provides excellent sound quality over a wide amplifying range. The advanced acoustics blend in with your environment. The subwoofer comes with the S-master amplifier and provides impressive bass during low frequencies. Watching movies or playing games is a delight with the detailed sound engineering which picks up barely discernible frequencies and amplifies them. Explosive sound sequences are delivered with mind-numbing clarity and realistic sonic effect. The sound levels are optimized automatically and can also be modified manually. The simplified NFC connectivity means that you can stream music from your Bluetooth device by touching the logos. It also comes with the SongPal app, which can be freely downloaded on Android or iPhone. It lets you navigate your devices like the USB device or other ports directly from your smartphone.
- 300 W amplifier
- Built-in Bluetooth
- NFC connectivity
- 3 HDMI inputs
- USB port
- Extensive features
- Supports several devices
- Sleek design
- Cannot be used as a TV mount
Price: $ 298 on Amazon.com
So if you’re looking to transform your TV experience from the in-built speakers in your HDTV, the Sony HT-CT370 is the ideal buy. It provides the best sound when compared to other models in the same price range, like LG or Bose. It is perfect for playing at parties, as the high volume levels fill the room. Also, it is convenient to set up and connect to other devices.