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Panasonic DMP-BDT220

Panasonic DMP-BDT220
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Sony BDP-S590

Sony BDP-S590
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Price $399 at 1 store $99 at 1 store $289 at 1 store $299 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
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Average user rating 2.0 stars out of 32 reviews 0.5 stars out of 4 reviews 2.0 stars out of 14 reviews 1.5 stars out of 6 reviews
Release date March 15, 2012 March 06, 2012 March 15, 2012 January 08, 2012
The Bottom Line 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. 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.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Network Connection Built-in Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Internet Streaming Services Viera Connect
Netflix
Amazon Instant
Hulu Plus
MLB.TV
Flixster
NHL
NBA
MLS4
YouTube
Skype
Hulu Plus
Pandora
YouTube
Netflix
Netflix
Pandora
Vudu
YouTube
Crackle
Amazon Instant
Hulu Plus
Netflix
Pandora
Crackle
Amazon Instant
Hulu Plus
Vudu
YouTube
Media Type Info unavailable DVD+R
CD-R
DVD
CD
CD-DA
Blu-ray Disc
DVD+RW
DVD-R
CD-RW
DVD-RW
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Form Factor Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
Tabletop
Product Description 3D Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Samsung BD-E5700
Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Sound Output Mode Info unavailable Stereo
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Weight Info unavailable 2.9 lbs
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Environmental Standards Info unavailable Yes
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Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable 14.2 in x 7.6 in x 1.5 in
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Product Type 3D Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
Blu-ray player
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