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Sony BDP-S590

Sony BDP-S590
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Panasonic DMP-BDT220

Panasonic DMP-BDT220
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LG BP620

LG BP620
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Price $213 to $279 at 2 stores $329 to $345 at 2 stores $79 to $117 at 3 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.1 (3.5 stars)
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Average user rating 2.0 stars out of 14 reviews 2.0 stars out of 32 reviews 3.0 stars out of 4 reviews 5.0 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date March 15, 2012 March 15, 2012 March 15, 2012 November 11, 2011
The Bottom Line The Sony BDP-S590 is a great-looking Blu-ray player with built-in Wi-Fi, 3D compatibility, and tons of streaming-media apps, but it's slow to load discs and has some user interface quirks. The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is the best Blu-ray value of 2012, with built-in Wi-Fi, tons of streaming-media apps, 3D compatibility, and a simple user interface. If you want 3D, the LG BP620 has most of the right features, but the absence of Amazon Instant and a dedicated Netflix button hurt its value a bit.

Basic specs

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Remote Control Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Remote control - Infrared
Network Connection Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Internet Streaming Services Netflix
Pandora
Vudu
YouTube
Crackle
Amazon Instant
Hulu Plus
Viera Connect
Netflix
Amazon Instant
Hulu Plus
MLB.TV
Flixster
NHL
NBA
MLS4
YouTube
Skype
Smart TV
BRAVIA Internet Video
Media Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 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
Form Factor Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
Product Description Blu-ray player
3D Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Sony BDP-S185 - Blu-ray player
Sound Output Mode Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Stereo
BD Profiles Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Profile 1.1 (Bonus View)
Profile 2.0 (BD-Live)
Localization Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable United States
Media Format Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable NTSC
Weight Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 2.4 lbs
Environmental Standards Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 11.4 in x 7.4 in x 1.7 in
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Power Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable AC 120 V
Product Type Blu-ray player
3D Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Upscaling Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes ( Up to 1080p )
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