Cons: Sony wants $50 to replace the very cheaply made remote. Pure profiteering. There is an iPhone/Android app to control the device but It can't be used to power it on, and of course there is no power button on the box itself. This box may sound like a deal, but if you love the remote you'll end up s...
Summary: I bought this player after we cut our cable thinking that it would be a good replacement. In short, it was not. The interface was kinda clunky, but the setup was quick. Reason for a 1 star rating... It would like up 5/8ths the way through a tv show. Smoking hot.
Summary: So I've managed to make my rounds from Roku to Apple TV to a friend's PS3, to the Sony (which I'm now returning to Amazon), and I can officially say that I've given up and I'm getting a second Roku for the bedroom.
Cons: Will not play any of my divx (.avi extention) movie files, that I have spent hours and hours ripping from dvd. They played without problem on my SMP-N100, which I love. I needed another player for another room. I liked that this newer model has a web browser, so I figured I would go for the updat...
SONY Network hijacks re-streams everything - buffers every 30 secs - unwatchable
Terry Y., Amazon
10 May 2012
Summary: DO NOT BUY.. Nice unit if you want to play local network DNLA stuff, or watch from USB HD, but for anything online it is useless. It hijacks the network connection; For absolutely no reasonable excuse this unit has to connect to the SONY 'entertainment' network/servers and then it 're-streams' ALL...
Summary: I needed a streamer with component outputs for my old HDTV. This was the only one I found, and it works great. Setup was easy and picture is outstanding. Update: I have been having more and more problems with this streamer playing Netflix. The feeds bog down and become unplayable.
Summary: I read some of the reviews and decided that this is the streaming player for which I have been searching. I bought it and set it up with no problem. However, to fully enjoy a movie I need subtitles. This player, to my utmost surprise, does not support subtitles.
Summary: I first owned a SMP-N100 and for the most part was satisfied except for occasional buffering issues. About 6 months ago, I bought a Sony television on clearance from a big box store and was pleasantly surprised that the TV included a SMP-N200.
Summary: The player worked fine until it stopped working. I contacted the customer care and they suggested repairing it. Parts are covered under warranty, but labor is not though I just bought it just 6 months back. So, I have to pay $25 for getting it repaired, 1/2 the price of it.