SONY CFD-S70 Boombox Review

SONY CFD-S70 Boombox Reviews

Review score: 8.4 / 10 – Updated February, 2024

Latest Price: £59

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SONY CFD-S70 Boombox Review

Overall Customer Rating

Overall rating

8.4 average based on 361 reviews.

How customers rate SONY CFD-S70 Boombox

Ease of use
Reception/Sound quality
Value for money

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SONY CFD-S70 Boombox features

SONY CFD-S70 Boombox specs

SONY CFD-S70 Boombox




Output power

3.4 W

CD player


Cassette player


Other features

Built-in cassette tape deck with recording function


– FM: 87.5 – 108.0 MHz


– 20 FM presets

Auto tuning



LCD display

Snooze function



3.5 mm jack x 1


3.5 mm jack x 1



Power options

– Mains

Battery life

Up to 23 hours

Auto standby / power off mode


Box contents

– Sony CFDS70 FM/AM Boombox


140 x 310 x 212 mm (H x W x D)


1.9 kg

Manufacturer’s guarantee

1 year



Number of Reviews


Review Score

8.4 / 10

Average score in category: 7.9 / 10



As with any electrical items, it’s particularly important to study the quality of a product before you buy it. This is especially important for Radios. But when we’re buying online, what can be done to get an idea of a product’s quality?

Our first area to study is normally the features. We’ve given a full list of features for SONY CFD-S70 Boombox above. This should give you a good idea of how good the product is in terms of features and functionality.

You’re also going to want to know how durable the product is, so here we’d advise taking a look at the materials that the Radios are made from.

There is also a lot of benefit in checking out the brand of the Radios. Some brands are known for manufacturing much better quality products. As I’m sure you’re aware, brands like Sony are really well respected for making great Radios.

It’s also important to have a good idea of your expectations in terms of quality too. You may not actually be looking for the best quality product if your main goal is to get cheap Radios. So spend some time considering what’s important to you and think about the areas that you’d be happy to compromise or not.

Comparing Prices

That leads us nicely into price, where we’re going to spend some time looking at the price of SONY CFD-S70 Boombox and seeing how that compares to other Radios and also looking at the sort of price you can expect to pay for products from Sony.

It’s really good at this stage to spend some time just getting an idea of the sort of price you can expect to pay for your Radios. When you’re spent a bit of time looking at the prices, consider setting yourself a budget.

Setting yourself a budget will really help you to narrow down your search. It can also help you to avoid the slippery slope of buying a really expensive product that perhaps had advanced specifications that you didn’t need or couldn’t actually afford.

The price that we found SONY CFD-S70 Boombox cheapest in our most recent search was at Currys and cost just £59.

Customers are obviously impressed with the value of SONY CFD-S70 Boombox as they’ve rated it in terms of value for money at: 8.5 out of 10.

How much do Radios cost on average?

We searched for all of the Radios that we could find at Currys. In total we found 77 different products available.

The average price of Radios was £113.20, which makes SONY CFD-S70 Boombox below average in terms of price.

We also thought it would be useful for you to know how much the price of Radios can vary. Of the 77 products we found, the lowest cost that we found was £9.99 and the highest price we saw was £579.00.

In the Radios category, 41 products cost more than SONY CFD-S70 Boombox and 34 cost less.

How much are Sony Radios?

Next up we thought it would be useful to narrow down our search a bit more and only look at Radios made by Sony. We managed to find 13 options at Currys.

The average price of these 13 products was £190.77. With the cheapest coming in at £39.99 and most expensive currently showing as £579.00. Based on this price analysis it shows that SONY CFD-S70 Boombox is below average against other Sony Radios.

SONY CFD-S70 Boombox Reviews

Reviews are without question your best piece of information when researching a product to buy online. We love customer reviews especially, as they’re not incentivised and just written by genuine customers.

We also love customer reviews because many of them will be from customers who have been using the product for some time. We found 361 reviews for . So we’d strongly recommend you head over there and take the time to read plenty of the reviews to get a real feel for whether SONY CFD-S70 Boombox is just what you’re after.

SONY CFD-S70 Boombox has a customer review score of 8.5 and our review score is 8.5 out of 10. The average review score in the Radios category is 7.9 with an average of 113 reviews for each product. The average customer review score for products from Sony is 8.8 based on an average of 105 reviews per product. So you’re definitely going to be in safe hands if you do choose to buy SONY CFD-S70 Boombox

The other useful source of reviews is expert reviews. Whilst these won’t give you as much user feedback as the customer reviews, it does mean that you’re getting some expert opinions on the Radios. Companies like TechRadar are really well known for providing great reviews.

It’s also worth exploring other product options and reading their reviews. Just some of the products that we liked are SONY DSX-A210UI FM Car Radio reviews, SONY ICF-C1PJ Portable Analogue Clock Radio reviews or SONY XDR-S41D Portable DABÔ±ì Clock Radio reviews. Or something a little different could be a product like VQ Rosie-Lee DABÔ±ì Bluetooth Clock Radio reviews or even CONNECTED ESSENTIALS CEG-10 Remote Control Holder reviews.

Buying Sony branded products

Brand, as mentioned earlier, is another really important factor to consider for buying Radios.

It looks like you’ve already got some idea of the sort of product you’re inserted in, as you’ve landed on this SONY CFD-S70 Boombox review. However, if you do want to consider other brands just make sure you spend some time reading lots of reviews. If you decide to stick to Sony then you’ll not be disappointed, judging by the customer reviews.

YouTube Video of SONY CFD-S70 Boombox

Another fantastic source of information and great for reviews is video content. Below we’ve run a search for SONY CFD-S70 Boombox on YouTube if you wanted to check out some of the video reviews that may have been created by customers or expert reviewers.


Based on the amazing reviews shown at the top of this review, we’re really impressed with SONY CFD-S70 Boombox and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it as one of the top options if you’re looking to buy Radios. This is only highlighted by the great customer reviews and our review score of 8.5/10 overall.

All that’s left now is for you to head over to Currys to check out the 361 customer reviews. Simply hit the green button at the bottom of your screen to start.

Further product details

    • Product ID 1: 3596438131
    • Product ID 2: 10146258
    • Brand: Sony
    • Model number: CFDS70
    • EAN: 4548736026582
    • Description: Top features: – Enjoy rich sound with MEGA BASS – Connect your smartphone and listen to your portable music collection – Find your favourite stations with up to 30 presets – Listen to your classic albums with built-in CD & tape players Enjoy rich sound Enjoy rich stereo sound fuelled by Sony’s MEGA BASS sound technology that brings your music to life, whether it’s from the radio, CD player or songs stored on your phone. Connect your smartphone The Sony CFD-S70 lets you listen to music stored on your smartphone, tablet or music player in stereo sound. Simply plug in your device using the audio-in jack and enjoy sound more powerful than your mobile device’s speakers. Find your favourite stations The CFD-S70 FM/AM Boombox features 20 FM and 10 AM radio presets, making it easier to find the stations you want to hear. Listen to your classic albums The portable unit neatly conceals a CD player so you can enjoy even more of your music collection. With batteries inserted, the radio provides up to 10 hours of playback. Don’t stash your old cassette tapes away just yet. In a tribute to boombox music players of old, the CFD-S70 features a built-in cassette player letting you relive memories of bygone musical eras.

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