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Sony CMT-SBT20

Sony CMT-SBT20
alaScore 89

51 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Sony CMT-SBT20. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and size are generally positive. The price and design are also mentioned favorably.

design, price, size, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Sony CMT-SBT20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Fantastic piece of kit at a great price


I bought this as a gift for a 40th birthday present to replace an existing stereo. The design is contempary and looks great. This coupled with the bluetooth and USB playback functions, and most importantly the crystal clear sound has made this a great...

Oct, 2018

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Lovely sound


Really happy with this product it's in my office at home and in use daily. The only observation I would make is that the speaker wires could be longer, but other than that extremely pleased.

Oct, 2018

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Good little stereo


I brought this little stereo for my kitchen and all seems ok

Sep, 2018

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Great sound,easy settings,but sometimes there are problems with Bluetooth connecting.

Sep, 2018

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Small but mighty powerful


So glad I bought this. So much choice when looking for electronics these days It usually takes some time to decide. I wanted a small CD player with Bluetooth capability but I wanted good volume and crisp sound with some equalizer variation. This little...

Sep, 2018

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Great hi fi


Only disappointment is my bluetooth headphones won't pair to it so can't use them

Sep, 2018

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Its good but lacks headphone socket


Bought this to replace old cd/dab radio, it works well but no headphone socket and speaker cables very short

Sep, 2018

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I bought this for my sons birthday and was shocked to find no headphone input. I went and bought wireless headphones for it but they were not nfc headphones! Bought the nfc headphones only to find out that this unit is unable to be used with headphones...

Aug, 2018

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Good value


Good system for the price range, do not expect a phenomenal sound power/quality, but it's more than enough for our living room.

Aug, 2018

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Small and tidy with a really good sound.


Just bought this product and very happy with it. It's compact and has a good volume for my lounge. Would recommend this.

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications


Cassette deck: No
Colour of product:Black, Silver
Number of Discs:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player: No
Type:Micro set


ID3 Tag display: Yes


Integrated clock: Yes
Integrated timer: Yes
Sleep timer: Yes
Volume Control:Rotary


Audio amplifier: Yes
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Mid-range driver diameter:8
Mid-range driver size:8
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:12
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90


Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):30 - 70
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):30 - 70
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 45

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
FM antenna: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes


Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Hi-Fi: Yes
MP3 Playback: Yes
Playback disc formats:CD audio
USB direct playback: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Apple docking compatibility: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth version:4.0
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Speakers connectivity type:Clamp terminals
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port: Yes
Wireless Connection: Yes


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:120-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):24
Power Source:AC


FM band range:87.5 - 108
Supported radio bands:DAB, FM
Tuner type:Analog

Technical Details

Auto standby: Yes
CD Player: Yes
Frequency band:2.4 - 2.4835

Weight & Dimensions

Front speaker depth:12.7
Front speaker height:24
Front speaker weight:1.2
Front speaker width:14.8
Height :13.3
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):170 x 222 x 133
Main unit weight:1.3