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Sony BDP-S490
8.0 out of 10

Sony BDP-S490

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Reviews and Problems with Sony BDP-S490

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Overall 8
8.0

Great for the prices

Dale Green, Amazon
21 March 2013
  • Summary: Simple to use and stunning picture. 3D good if you like that sort of thing. No set up at all when plugged into our Bravia TV
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Blu-ray player

C, Amazon
6 February 2013
  • Summary: The picture and sound are stunning, way out of it's price league. Looks brilliant, great remote, great menu, all typically Sony. My only criticism is that it's quite loud when running and can be slow to read regular DVDs, neither are a big deal for me so i'm very happy with it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good picture, nice features

OKev, Amazon
14 January 2013
  • Summary: Although the case is a little 'cheap and cheerful' this player does what it says on the tin and very well. Nice interfaces too
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Overall 8
8.0

Parental Controls Don't Work

Richard Kane, Amazon
2 January 2013
  • Summary: The Blu Ray player itself is great. It recognised my home network easily enough and after a firware update, I was good to go. The quality of the movies I've watched so far is great. Blu Ray discs especially look amazing.
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Overall 8
8.0

decent unit at a decent price

Daniel Wilson, Amazon
2 January 2013
  • Summary: Remote control could be better laid out, and the power cable could do with being about 6 inches longer. Unit feels a bit plasticy, but picture quality is excellent for dvds and Blu-ray and the HDMI sound into my amp is a big improvement. Seller very helpfully sent an HDMI connection as well.
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Overall 8
8.0

Player for a lifetime

Arjun Dutta, Amazon
2 January 2013
  • Summary: It's an excellent and durable player.I am using for 3 yrs now.2 players Panasonic and Toshiba bought after it has broken down.It plays DVD from all regions. It also plays almost all video format.Copy 3ds are no issue as well.Remote sometimes don't respond but reinserting batteries work for...
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good player

Tomasz Gornik, Amazon
2 January 2013
  • Summary: Well done Sony. I was surprise how stylish it was, whith curved bottom corners and brushed look-like top it has a look. Very fast and silent. Loads of on-line services ( Netflix, Lovefilm, YouTube and more). Two USB ports one of them at the back, the thing I really like.
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Overall 8
8.0

Decent player

S. Badesha, Amazon
1 January 2013
  • Summary: Arrived quickly as usual from the free super saver delivery and decided to watch a bluray immediately to test the player, however, as mentioned in other reviews there is a slight annoying sound when the player is in use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good, but flawed WiFi

Loyd Harrison, Amazon
1 January 2013
  • Summary: I bought this as a secondary Blu ray player for my bedroom. Overall I'm quite satisfied with its performance, however it did struggle to pick up sufficient Wi-Fi signal to stream movies - strange considering all of my other wifi enabled products have no problem picking up a signal anywhere in my...
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Overall 8
8.0

blu ray bt sony

Ms Linda Louisa Dell, Amazon
1 January 2013
  • Summary: It works - what more is there to say - I really don't see what all the fuss is about
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