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Sony BDP-S5100

Sony BDP-S5100
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Samsung BD-F5900

Samsung BD-F5900
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Price $84 at 1 store $88 to $203 at 10 stores $99 to $247 at 6 stores $79 to $117 at 3 stores $59 to $196 at 9 stores
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    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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Release date April 30, 2012 January 06, 2013 April 18, 2013 November 11, 2011 January 06, 2013
The Bottom Line The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money. The Samsung BD-F5900 is an excellent Blu-ray player with the right mix of usability, performance, and speed.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Internet Streaming Services Hulu Plus
Pandora
YouTube
Netflix
Netflix
Amazon Video
Hulu Plus
YouTube
Pandora
Crackle
Smart Hub
Samsung Apps
Hulu Plus
YouTube
Netflix
BRAVIA Internet Video
Netflix
Hulu Plus
YouTube
Pandora
Amazon Video
Environmental Standards Yes
Yes
Info unavailable Yes
Info unavailable
Localization United States
Info unavailable Info unavailable United States
Info unavailable
Upscaling Yes
Yes ( Up to 1080p )
Yes ( Up to 1080p )
Yes ( Up to 1080p )
Yes
( Up to 1080p )
Enclosure Color Black
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Product Description Blu-ray player
Sony BDP-BX18
3D Blu-ray player
Sony BDP-S5100
3D Blu-ray player
Samsung BD-F5900
Sony BDP-S185 - Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Sony BDP-S1100
Product Type Blu-ray player
3D Blu-ray player
Yes
3D Blu-ray player
Yes
Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Weight 2.4 lbs
2.9 lbs
2.6 lbs
2.4 lbs
Info unavailable
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Info unavailable
Home Network Media Sharing Info unavailable DLNA
PC Streaming
DLNA
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Network Connection Ethernet
Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Ethernet
Ethernet
Sound Output Mode Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
BD Profiles Profile 1.1 (Bonus View)
Profile 2.0 (BD-Live)
Profile 2.0 (BD-Live)
Info unavailable Profile 1.1 (Bonus View)
Profile 2.0 (BD-Live)
Profile 2.0 (BD-Live)
Dimensions (WxDxH) 11.4 in x 7.4 in x 1.7 in
11.4 in x 7.8 in x 1.7 in
14.2 in x 7.7 in x 1.6 in
11.4 in x 7.4 in x 1.7 in
Info unavailable
Changer Capacity 1
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Power AC 120 V
AC 120 V
Info unavailable AC 120 V
Info unavailable
Remote Control Remote control - Infrared
Remote control - Infrared
Info unavailable Remote control - Infrared
Remote control - Infrared
Built-in Audio Decoders Dolby True HD
Dolby Digital, DTS
Dolby Digital
Dolby TrueHD
DTS
DTS-HD
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby True HD
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
DTS-HD Master Audio
Info unavailable Dolby Digital
Dolby TrueHD
DTS
DTS-HD
Media Format NTSC
Info unavailable Info unavailable NTSC
Info unavailable
Media Type DVD+R
SACD
BD-ROM
BD-R
BD-RE
CD-R
DVD
CD
CD-DA
DVD+RW
DVD-R
DVD-RW
CD-RW
HD DVD
DVD+R
SACD
BD-ROM
BD-R
BD-RE
BD-R DL
BD-RE DL
CD-R
DVD
CD-DA
Blu-ray Disc
DVD+RW
DVD-R
CD-RW
DVD-RW
DVD+R
CD-R
DVD
CD
CD-DA
Blu-ray Disc
DVD+RW
DVD-R
CD-RW
DVD-RW
DVD-ROM
CD-ROM
DVD+R
SACD
BD-ROM
BD-R
BD-RE
CD-R
CD
CD-DA
DVD+RW
DVD-R
DVD-RW
CD-RW
BD-ROM
BD-R
BD-RE
BD-R DL
CD-R
DVD
CD
CD-DA
CD-RW
Form Factor Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
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