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Sony BDP-S790
8.3 out of 10

Sony BDP-S790

Great Deal: $459.99

Reviews and Problems with Sony BDP-S790

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Overall 8
8.0

Pleased with this purchase.

Niles, Amazon
5 June 2014
  • Summary: I bought this player for a few specific reasons, one is the Wi-Fi capability saving my equipment rack one more Ethernet port. I have not had issues with the wi-fi connectivity which is a plus because sometimes this can be an issue.
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Overall 8
8.0

slow start up

lou's review, Amazon
15 March 2014
  • Summary: The unit does all it is suppose to do, it looks good, Instructions are really bad, and have a cup of coffee ready at start up. Loading a bluray takes 30 seconds.
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Overall 8
8.0

why not a five?

Kenneth E. Epperson "Kenneth E. Epperson", Amazon
9 February 2014
  • Summary: I had an lg bluray before with a hard drive that would stream wirelessly from my computer with no additional setup or software. with this unit I had to download and install a dnla server "Serviio" to get it to stream from my computer.
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Overall 8
8.0

This a really nice player

Don F, Amazon
21 January 2014
  • Summary: The dnla connectivity feature is great for viewing video, pictures from another computer. Wirelessly connect to netflex, pandora, and amazon prime or amazon video works good and easy to find content.
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Overall 8
8.0

Poor firmware quality (fixed)

R. Mcgee, Amazon
9 August 2013
  • Summary: I love this player when it works and would have given it 5 stars. The problem is the firmware - which I updated. The player has been used a total of 10 hours so far and twice now the unit has hung to the point of having to be unplugged.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very happy with this item

Paul, J&R
19 April 2013
  • Excerpt: It's to early to be specific. Easy set-up, It seems very versatile & has mutiple features. Hooked right in to my music & photographs, I am already devloping playlists & reorganizing photos.
  • Pros: Easy Set-Up
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 9
9.0
Video quality 8
8.0
Audio 8
8.0
Remote 3
3.0

The best choice in the price range

relaxnl, avsforum.com
24 January 2013
  • Summary: In the price range around 200EUR, it's possibly the best choice
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Blueray player

bill walker, Amazon
25 November 2012
  • Summary: Everything seems to be as was claimed, It hade a great Picture, much shorter boot up time, My last Sony blueray player was vary good , But this one is much Inproved in all ways.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony BDP-S790 Blu-ray Player; Like a Home Movie Theater in My Basement

DeRango, shopping.com
20 November 2012
  • Summary: I Can easily recommend the Sony BDP-S790 Blu-ray Player to users looking for get features, Wi-Fi capabilities, and an excellent overall movie experience.
  • Pros: High Quality, Great detail, and Lots of Features
  • Cons: Remote, software updates, Load Time
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Overall 8
8.0

Great, fast hardware, so-so software features

George Lincoln, Amazon
15 July 2012
  • Summary: I use the BDP-S790 with an XBR6 TV connected via HDMI through a Sony STR-DA5300ES AV Receiver. So, I cannot comment on 3D performance. This is a great piece of hardware that loads Blu-ray disks very fast and plays them well.
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