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Sony BDP-S550
5.9 out of 10

Sony BDP-S550

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Sony BDP-S 550

Televisions.com
19 March 2012
  • Conclusion: We liked the full video adjustment options, BD-Live capabilities (with a supplied memory stick), and optional quick-start function. Overall, an excellent performance, but we would like to have seen better DVD movie playback, and support for MP3 music files. 1x
  • Pros: Excellent HDTV picture with 24p support., HD sound as a bitstream-output., BD-Live functionality., Analog 7.1-channel audio.
  • Cons: DVD de-interlacing doesn’t always work., No DTS-HD decoder., No MP3 playback.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sony BDP-S550

CNET
17 November 2008
  • Summary: The Sony BDP-S550 offers excellent image quality and a solid feature set, but only consider it if you need the multichannel analog outputs.
  • Pros: Excellent image quality on Blu-ray Discs; Profile 2.0 compliant; onboard decoding for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, plus bit-stream output; 7.1 analog-audio outputs; 1GB USB drive included in box.
  • Cons: PlayStation 3 may still offer a better value for some buyers; competing players offer more features or lower prices.
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Overall 7
7.3

Sony BDP-S550

AskMen.com
15 July 2008
  • Summary: It was only a matter of time before a Blu-ray player would come along that was really, truly blue in color. Not only is the Sony BDP-S550 blue, but it also actually backs up the striking color and slim body with cinema quality imaging from its 24p True Cinema output and a digital master audio system...
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Overall 8
8.0

The Sony BDP-S550 Blu-ray player is good but slightly overpriced.

Good Gear Guide.au
1 May 2010
  • Summary: The Sony BDP-S550 is a good product but its relatively high cost means that unless you need the 7.1-channel analog output the competition offers better value.
  • Pros: Excellent Blu-ray image quality, 7.1-channel analog output, BD-Live ready
  • Cons: USB port can't be used for playing media, DVD upscaling makes edges fuzzy
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Overall 10
10

Sony BDP-S550

electricpig
10 June 2009
  • Summary: The Sony BDP-S550 is a pretty formidable Blu-ray player at a pretty formidable price point. Picture quality's not half bad either!
  • Pros: Awesome picture quality, whether upscaling or direct from Blu-ray disc.
  • Cons: The remote controlisn't exactly in keeping with the aesthetics.
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Overall 10
10

Sony BDP-S550 review

Stuff.tv
18 December 2008
  • Summary: Given that Sony pioneered the Blu-ray format, you'd expect it to have some pretty formidable hi-def resources at its disposal. There's the ubiquitous PlayStation 3 and entry-level BDP-S350 just to name a couple, but now it's time to cast an inquisitive eye over the latest addition to the Sony...
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Test: Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD – britisches Multitalent

player.de
3 September 2012
  • Summary: Very British! Auch wenn der Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD wie fast alle Blu-ray Player in China gefertigt wird, vereint er die britische Eleganz mit einem Hauch Extravaganz. Schließlich bekommt man für das Geld so einiges geboten: Neben den breitgefächerten Wiedergabemöglichkeiten wären da das...
  • Pros: Bild- und Tonqualität auf höchstem Niveau, zwei HDMI-Ausgänge für getrennte oder gleichzeitige Signalübertragung, Wiedergabe von SACDs und DVD-Audio, Unterstützung zahlreicher Multimedia-Formate, DLNA-Streaming und Zugriff auf YouTube und Picasa
  • Cons: Bild- und Tonqualität auf höchstem Niveau, zwei HDMI-Ausgänge für getrennte oder gleichzeitige Signalübertragung, Wiedergabe von SACDs und DVD-Audio, Unterstützung zahlreicher Multimedia-Formate, DLNA-Streaming und Zugriff auf YouTube und Picasa
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Overall 7
7.2

Sony BDP-S550

pcworld.pl
2 August 2010
  • Conclusion: Model ten zgodny jest ze standardem BD 2.0, co oznacza, że potrafi nie tylko obsługiwać te płyty Blu-ray, które mają Bonus View (w trakcie odtwarzania filmu istnieje możliwość oglądania w wydzielonym na ekranie oknie zapisanych na płycie materiałów dodatkowych, np.
  • Pros: Wysokiej jakości czysty dźwięk, Analogowe wyjście audio 7.1, Dobry obraz
  • Cons: Cena nieco za wysoka, Brak obsługi DivX
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Overall 8
8.3

Sony BDP-S550

Bild och Ljud
16 September 2009
Overall 8
7.6

Sony BDP-S550: toller, aber teurer Blu-ray-Player

CNET
26 March 2009
  • Summary: Der BDP-S550 von Sony löst den BDP-S500 ab. Er soll mit neuen Features und einer besseren Bildqualität Kunden ködern. In Sachen Bildqualität dürfte ihm das auch gelingen. Er liefert bei HD- und SD-Material gute Ergebnisse und sorgt zudem für den richtigen Sound.
  • Pros: hervorragende Bildqualität bei Blu-ray-Discs, Profile-2.0-konform, integrierte Dekodierung von Dolby TrueHD und DTS-HD Master Audio, Bitstream-Ausgabe, analoge 7.1-Audioausgänge
  • Cons: Playstation 3 bietet ein besseres Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis, Konkurrenzmodelle liefern mehr Features oder sind günstiger
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