Sony BDP-S790 reviews

85 customer reviews

This blu-Ray player is a good all rounder.

£30 at 1 retailer out of 419 retailers checked

9.1 out of 10 based on 85 reviews.
3D, Super Audio CD playback See full product description
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john, Sawbridgeworth Technophobe

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Great package and connected to my Sound bar and tv instantly.
Bad points:
None so far
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 26 Aug 2013

David, Worcester UK Home cinema enthusiast

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Excellent picture
Bad points:
Instructions somewhat abstruse
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Aug 2013

John, Home cinema enthusiast

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very good picture and sound, works well with my Hi-Fi and Plasma TV.
Bad points:
Menu can be a little tricky, but is very similar to my old PS3 so not so bad.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 May 2013

mark, lancaster Film lover

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
true dolby hd decoding from second hdmi to none 3d hdmi amp
Bad points:
its a sony there is none
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Aug 2013

BRIAN, GRAYS Home cinema enthusiast

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
So much more than a BLU RAY player. Built in streaming and SKYPE.
Bad points:
Does not work with all web cams. Problems with streaming personal photos.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Sep 2013

Lee, Lincoln Home cinema enthusiast

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to install
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Jun 2013

john, weston super mare Home cinema enthusiast

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
image quality on blue ray discs.
Bad points:
Since latest firmware update dvd's stutter and are unplayable ,and by all accounts i am not alone in this issue.Bluerays still play fine however
Overall rating 4.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Jul 2013

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Product Features

3D Yes
Playback formats Super Audio CD
Upscaling Yes
Audio technology DTS HD
Connections Ethernet
Connections USB
Connections WiFi
Connections HDMI
Number of HDMI ports 2
Release date 2012-05-17

Also known as: Sony BDPS790, Sony BDPS790B.CEK, BDP-S790, Sony, BDP-S790

 

Manufacturer's Description

Full HD and 3D with built-in Wi-Fi®, PC streaming, Skype™, Digital Cinema 4K, HDMI® x 2

  • Digital Cinema 4K – over 4x Full HD resolution
  • Access a world of movies, music and apps
  • Make face-to-face calls with Skype™

Ready for the future of home entertainment
With the best picture quality, you can do justice to your favourite movies – whether they’re on 3D Blu-ray Disc™, DVD or streamed online. With picture enhancement and Digital Cinema 4K capabilities be ready for the next generation of viewing beyond HD.

More than 4x the resolution of current HD TVs
Bring the future of cinema home with Digital Cinema 4K. It’s picture technology that’s transforming movie theatres worldwide, providing ultra-high resolutions of 4096 × 2160 pixels, so every detail comes through in full clarity (Digital Cinema 4K display required).

Take a journey into a world of online entertainment
Come to the end of your film library? In the Sony Entertainment Network the only limit is your imagination – it’s streaming HD movies, millions of songs you can play around your home, your favourite TV channels, a web browser and apps for weather, news, games and more.

Directly access files on your PC
If you have movies, music and photo files stored on your PC, you can access them directly using your Blu-ray player. So you can release them from the confines of your PC and enjoy them in all their glory on your TV screen.

Outstanding design with flexible layout
Don’t clutter your room, add to its style. Home Cinema systems from Sony are created with a striking, contemporary design. And with a 2-way setting , you can even position your system vertically or horizontally to suit the location.

Boost online films and TV close to HD – Cinema quality picture – whatever the source. Low quality Internet movies and TV shows are enhanced close to HD quality.
See online movies in cinema quality – Online movies and YouTube™ clips get a boost in quality making them clearer and more enjoyable on a big screen.
Be part of the action in 3D – Take your movie experience to the next level in 3D.
Cut the clutter with Wi-Fi® built-in – Stream Internet and PC content without trailing wires around your room with built-in Wi-Fi®.
Picture that’s 5x better than DVD – See every colour and shade in fine detail sharper than DVD.
DVDs look closer to HD – Give your old movies a new lease of life – our Blu-ray Disc™ Players not only play DVDs but also upscale them to near HD quality.
Experience picture quality 4x better than Full HD – Movies that look almost like real life. Explore the future of cinema with 4K2K resolution.
Entertainment on-demand from the web – Stream videos, sports and the best of the web directly from the Internet with catch-up TV, YouTube™, apps and more.
Talk to friends through Skype™ – With Skype™ built-in you can enjoy video chat with friends and family on a big screen.
Apps for games, sport, news and more – Get apps for the weather, news updates and online games through the Sony Entertainment Network.


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