Sony HT-S40R Home Theatre With Dolby Digital Soundbar, Wireless Rear Speakers Launched: Price, Specs

The Sony HT-S40R offers 600W sound output along with Dolby Digital certification, and wireless connectivity with Sony Bravia TVs.


The Sony HT-S40R home theatre system is officially in India, and makes for one of the more affordable home theatres on sale by Sony in the country. The 5.1 channel home theatre setup features wireless rear speakers and a Dolby Digital certified sound bar that offers spatial distribution of sound. While the setup is ideal for TVs and work as an audio setup that sits in living rooms, it offers all the new generation connectivity essentials to offer both wired and wireless audio playback through mobile devices.

Sony HT-S40R: price and availability

The Sony HT-S40R 5.1 channel home theatre system is available at a price of Rs 28,990, starting today. The setup will be available across all Sony authorised single brand and multi-brand offline retail outlets, as well as online on Sony Centre and all the usual e-commerce platforms.

Key specifications

The Sony HT-S40R offers 5.1 channel audio playback, thanks to a three channel sound bar that sits under the television, two wireless rear speakers to add easy and seamless setup of a home theatre configuration without the mess of wires, and also an easy to connect subwoofer to the entire setup. It is Dolby Audio certified to offer spatial audio distribution for a cinematic surround sound effect, and offers 600W total audio output.

Alongside the wireless rear speakers, the home theatre can also be configured wirelessly to your TV, provided you own a Sony TV only. The amplifier of the 5.1 channel setup is also a wireless one, therefore reducing any clutter of wires on the TV console. In terms of connectivity, the Sony HT-S40R offers an HDMI port, optical inputs for wired connectivity to source, and USB and Bluetooth sync with phones as well for quick play from mobile devices.

The Sony HT-S40R home theatre also comes with a master remote to control the entire audio setup, and carries a typical Sony design across all of its components.