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Sony HT-S40R review

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Key features
  • Wireless subwoofer included
Expert review

The Sony HT-S40R sound bar is unusual in that, in addition to a wireless subwoofer for bass, it also comes with two rear speakers powered by their own wireless amplifier, promising true surround sound. At this price it certainly looks like a great deal – but does it deliver? We sent it to the Which? test lab to find out. Read the full review for our professional verdict.

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  • What type of sound bar is it?
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First reviewed by Which?

October 2021

Released

June 2021

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 115 sound bars and found that there are 18 Don't Buys and 11 Best Buys.
Range of Sound bar scores
  1. 33%
    Lowest score
  2. 57%
    Average score
  3. 85%
    Highest score
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