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Sony-bdp-s790.34148474
8.4 out of 10

Sony BDP-S790

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Reviews and Problems with Sony BDP-S790

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Overall 6
6.0

Haven't used yet...couldn't figure out

NancyL, Bestbuy
5 days ago
  • Summary: Still working on this one.....hopefully it will be a nice addition to entertainment center.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great item for the price

Randall, Bestbuy
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Honestly not a sony person, but it was a good purchase for the price, and it's easy to use.
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Overall 6
6.0

There are lots of sites to enjoy watching shows

Jose Ortiz, Amazon
3 September 2014
  • Summary: There are lots of sites to enjoy watching shows, but I wanted it for my HBOGO.com and that site is not supported by the player. Kindof defeats the purpose for me. All in all a good product.
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Overall 6
6.0

Don't lose remote!

Dr.Mom, Amazon
6 August 2014
  • Summary: Small and sleek but minor issues. 1. No controls on unit so if you lose the remote (or have little ones who hide things) you are unable to use the player. 2. Freezes/cuts off occasionally requiring the player to be completely unplugged and reset.
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Overall 6
6.0

OK for the price, forget the smart side

Dave Beane "Dave", Amazon
7 June 2014
  • Summary: As a blu ray player I have no complaints. Boots fast and runs well. The picture is always crisp and clean and the remote is responsive but a bit sensitive when you go off center from the receiver. As for the smart side not so much. It has many features but its so slow its frustrating, especially compared to my Roku. I was hoping to replace that with the Sony but that will not happen.
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Overall 6
6.0

So, so

Birder, Amazon
5 June 2014
  • Summary: The first time i set this up and put in a dvd, viola, it worked. Tried to use a second time and could not get the tray to open. Kept getting error message that the action was not available for the application. Very frustrating. Went on line and and tried several combinations of fixes and finally did get the right combination of holding down the two buttons that released the tray. I saw a brief flash of something to do with exiting the demo phase.
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Overall 6
6.0

A basic unit

tek8685, Amazon
19 May 2014
  • Summary: Plays blu rays just fine, 3d has no issues. Two things bug me: the add says it plays NTSC and PAL: not so. A big minus for misleading. Another thing is minimalistic approach: I'd like to have at least one button on the unit to open the tray. Lots of commercialism on the internet site. For example one can subscribe only for paid services. Parallel free services are not even accessible (such as Pandora radio).
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Overall 6
6.0

Pluses and minuses

Chuck H. "The Tool Man", Amazon
12 May 2014
  • Summary: So, I bought this product around 9 months ago. I no longer have the player. I had to send it back to Sony for replacement. Unfortunately, (or fortunately) they couldn't replace it. So, they are giving me a refund, which is great. The reason they needed to replace it was not so great. The player worked pretty well, but was definitely was not flawless.
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Overall 6
6.0

Won't play specified files.

JT, Amazon
1 May 2014
  • Summary: Got this when expected, and hooking everything up was a breeze. I have a network media location to play files from, and a external hard drive to use as well. The .mp4 extension is supported both places per the compatibility list from Sony. Most of my .mp4 files played as they should, but two of them wouldn't play at all saying the file was corrupted, or wrong format. Unfortunately these are my daughters two favorite movies to watch.
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Overall 6
6.0

Easy Setup, blu-ray capabilities fine, underwhelmed by overall performance (laggy menu navigation, apps, wi-fi)

Headphone buyer, Amazon
25 April 2014
  • Summary: First a little background about what devices I've been using for blu-ray and streaming. This blu-ray player replaces an absolutely ancient 2008 Panasonic that recently played it's last disc (RIP). That player had no online capabilities whatsoever, it was strictly dedicated for blu-ray watching (and painfully slow at that). For any streaming, I've mostly been using PS3, Xbox, or a dedicated ROKU player (also several years old).
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