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Panasonic DMP-BDT220

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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 7
7.0
Performance 7
7.0

Panasonic DMP-BDT220 Blu-ray 3D Player Review

BigPictureBigSound
4 January 2013
  • Conclusion: When we review products, we try to be as objective as possible. In other words, we like to call out the good and the bad. However, I found myself really stretching to come up with "Turns Offs" for the DMP-BDT220. Is it the greatest Blu-ray 3D player ever made? Um, no. However, it certainly is an excellent player for the price. If you've been waiting to add a player with streaming services or 3D capabilities, this is the one for you.
  • Pros: Unbelievably low price, 3D playback, Stellar image, Built-in WiFi
  • Cons: No Pandora out of the box (requires additional set-up), More apps, please, Load times could be a squeak quicker, Panasonic DMP-BDT220 on Panasonic's website
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Overall 10
9.5
Value for money 10
10
Features 9
9.0
Performance 10
10
Ergonomics 9
9.0

Panasonic DMP-BDT220 Blu-ray 3D Player

Sound & Vision Magazine
27 September 2012
  • Excerpt: It will be interesting to see where the Blu-ray player market goes in the next few years. We reached a point of diminishing returns on the newer lines of players. The Bluray spec hasn’t changed since the adoption of 3D, so there’s nothing new to add, and just about every device out there has an insurmountable number of streaming features. But that could have been said about last year’s models.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic DMP-BDT220

CNET
14 July 2012
  • Summary: The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is the best Blu-ray value of 2012, with built-in Wi-Fi, tons of streaming-media apps, 3D compatibility, and a simple user interface.
  • Pros: The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 has built-in Wi-Fi, 3D compatibility, and the Viera Connect suite of streaming-media services, which includes Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant, Pandora, and Vudu. The user interface for the streaming-media apps is straightforward, plus you can jump right to Netflix with the dedicated Netflix button on the remote. There are a few other minor perks, including Skype compatibility, a front-panel SD card slot, and a superfast quick-start mode.
  • Cons: Viera Connect doesn't support any subscription music services (like MOG, Rdio, or Spotify) nor does it have Flixster for UltraViolet support. The DMP-BDT220 also doesn't play back DivX or Xvid files.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic DMP-BDT220

PC Magazine
28 June 2012
  • Conclusion: The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is a fast, full-featured Blu-ray player with a pleasantly low price.
  • Pros: Fast. Great video processing. Built-in Wi-Fi. Supports 3D.
  • Cons: Clunky remote. Menu system needs manual tweaking.
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Overall 10
10
Sound 7
7.0

Panasonic DMP-BDT220 review

Stuff.tv
11 October 2012
  • Summary: The DMP-BDT220 occupies a potentially awkward position in Panasonic’s 2012 Blu-ray player range. Is it merely a plain-Jane, utility-spec version of the brilliant DMP-BDT320? Or is it actually a nailed-on bargain that can deliver almost everything the pricier player offers for quite a bit less money?
  • Pros: Basic but effective specs, Superb picture and decent sound, Variety of streaming services
  • Cons: Joyless styling, Doesn't match its pricier brothers
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

Naaptol
21 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Panasonic, a well known consumer electronics brand in the world, has come up with its new DMP-BDT220 Blu-Ray player with advanced technologies and features-all in a budget-friendly price. Wrapped in a stylish and compact design, this Blu-ray player from Panasonic offers you everything that you can imagine. With this gadget, you can enjoy full HD 1080p Blu-ray Disc movies at your home on the comfort of your couch.
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Overall 10
10

Panasonic DMP-BDT220

What Hi-Fi?
25 May 2012
  • Conclusion: Best Blu-ray player £100-£175, Awards 2012. The Panasonic’s ability to convey the fine detail impresses, along with its strong sonic performance.
  • Pros: Brilliant detail, impressive upscaling, great sound, lots of online content
  • Cons: Clunky remote, some motion blur
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic DMP-BDT220 review

T3
16 March 2012
  • Summary: We give up. Just how does Panasonic squeeze heavyweight picture processing, 3D compatibility, a VIERA Connect net portal and integrated Wi-Fi into one wafer-thin Blu-ray player?
  • Pros: Excellent HD image quality, Refined user interface, Streaming file support
  • Cons: Lightweight construction, No album art support for MP3s, Convoluted network mapping
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Overall 9
9.0

Panasonic DMP-BDT220

Trusted Reviews
16 March 2012
  • Summary: Get Viera Connected with Panasonic’s midrange Blu-ray deck, with 3D, DLNA and Wi-Fi as standard
  • Pros: Superb feature list, Stunning pictures, Intuitive, attractive operating system
  • Cons: Converted 3D still unconvincing, Straight-laced design, Skype requires expensive camera, Some menus a little sluggish
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Panasonic DMP-BDT220

TechRadar UK
13 March 2012
  • Excerpt: The days when a Blu-ray player merely spun discs and made tentative contact with the internet via BD Live, are long gone.
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