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Sony BDP-S5100

Sony BDP-S5100
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Samsung BD-F5900

Samsung BD-F5900
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Panasonic DMP-BDT230

Panasonic DMP-BDT230
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LG BP530

LG BP530
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Price $179 at 1 store $97 to $299 at 3 stores $109 to $134 at 3 stores $107 to $129 at 2 stores $111 to $129 at 2 stores
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.5 (3.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.2 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 4.5 stars out of 1 review 3.5 stars out of 5 reviews 3.5 stars out of 2 reviews 0.5 stars out of 2 reviews 0.5 stars out of 3 reviews
Release date January 06, 2013 January 06, 2013 April 18, 2013 January 06, 2013 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. The Panasonic DMP-BDT230 is a mostly solid Blu-ray player, except it serves up obnoxious ads in its onscreen interface. The LG BP530 has built-in Wi-Fi and a good selection of apps, but there are just enough quirks to keep it from being a top Blu-ray player pick.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Internet Streaming Services Netflix
Amazon Video
Hulu Plus
YouTube
Pandora
Netflix
Amazon Video
Hulu Plus
YouTube
Pandora
Crackle
Smart Hub
Samsung Apps
Hulu Plus
YouTube
Netflix
Netflix
Hulu Plus
YouTube
Vudu
CinemaNow
Viera Connect
Netflix
Pandora
YouTube
Picasa
Amazon Video
Vudu
AccuWeather
Hulu Plus
Environmental Standards Info unavailable Yes
Info unavailable Yes
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Upscaling Info unavailable Yes ( Up to 1080p )
Yes ( Up to 1080p )
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Product Description Blu-ray player
3D Blu-ray player
Sony BDP-S5100
3D Blu-ray player
Samsung BD-F5900
3D Blu-ray player
Panasonic DMP-BDT230
3D Blu-ray player
Product Type Blu-ray player
3D Blu-ray player
Yes
3D Blu-ray player
Yes
3D Blu-ray player
Yes
3D Blu-ray player
Weight Info unavailable 2.9 lbs
2.6 lbs
3.1 lbs
Info unavailable
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Info unavailable
Home Network Media Sharing DLNA
PC Streaming
DLNA
PC Streaming
DLNA
DLNA
Info unavailable
Network Connection Wi-Fi
Ethernet
NFC
Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Miracast
Built-in Wi-Fi
Sound Output Mode Info unavailable Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Info unavailable
BD Profiles Info unavailable Profile 2.0 (BD-Live)
Info unavailable Profile 2.0 (BD-Live)
Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable 11.4 in x 7.8 in x 1.7 in
14.2 in x 7.7 in x 1.6 in
16.9 in x 7 in x 1.5 in
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Power Info unavailable AC 120 V
Info unavailable AC 120 V
Info unavailable
Remote Control Info unavailable Remote control - Infrared
Info unavailable Remote control - Infrared
Standard remote control
Built-in Audio Decoders Dolby Digital
Dolby TrueHD
DTS
DTS-HD
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 Info unavailable
Media Format Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable NTSC
Info unavailable
Media Type Info unavailable 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+R
BD-ROM
BD-R
BD-RE
BD-R DL
BD-RE DL
CD-R
DVD+R DL
DVD
CD
CD-DA
Blu-ray Disc
DVD+RW
DVD-R DL
DVD-R
CD-RW
DVD-RW
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Form Factor Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
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