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John Lewis Cello review

£200.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Built-in speakers
  • Bluetooth
Expert review

John Lewis describes its wooden-cased Cello mini hi-fi as having 'minimal and elegant styling with a host of radio and smart connections' that make it an 'eminently qualified all-round home hi-fi system'. But does the sound quality match the apparently impressive functionality? Find out in our full expert review.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's the sound like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

January 2022

First reviewed by Which?

April 2018

Released

October 2017

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Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 14 mini hi-fi systems and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 1 Best Buys.
Range of Mini hi-fi system scores
  1. 40%
    Lowest score
  2. 59%
    Average score
  3. 73%
    Highest score
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