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Sony BDV-E190

Sony BDV-E190
alaScore 82

103 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 103 reviews of Sony BDV-E190. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Sony BDV-E190 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Sony BDV-E190 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDVE190 300W 3D Blu-ray Home Cinema System (Old model)Sony BDVE190 300W 3D Blu-ray Home Cinema System (Old model)

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: keith (

Sony BDV-E190


Compact piece of kit. Surround sound good with BD

Bit technical to set up. Auto surround sound from TV a bit iffy

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: robert (

Sony BDV-E190


Overall it's good for the money

The menus for online searches are to slow an tricky to use for searches on things like Utube when you're using the remote

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael (

Sony BDV-E190


Just about everything

speakers could be bigger and louder

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: john (

Sony BDV-E190


Amazing sound from such tiny speakers. Looks good

No instruction manual and even with the downloadable one I had to ask tech support how to connect my TV audio output to the device so I coud could get better sound for concerts. No bass/treble controls. Who needs an FM radio when there is internet...

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: sridharan (

Sony BDV-E190


Setting up is easy

clarity in few areas in the instruction manual could be improved. For example, my Toshiba LED TV do not ARC funtion in HDMI port. I found an instruction to use optical cable to play TV audio in SONY player, but i could not do so. Now i gave the audio...

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Andrew (

Sony BDV-E190


Not bad for the money and a real improvement over the tinny LCD TV sound

Overall disappointed. I got it to replace an older Sony system that was noisy but found that this system to be noisy as a result of a fan which goes on - which you can hear at low volumes. I bought it to be compatible with my Sony TV but you still need...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony BDV-E190


Operational sound from the unit, it's a bit intrusive

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael (

Sony BDV-E190


No instruction manual to open up and go through facilities step by step.Impossible to work out how to co-ord with sony TV. Dispay on unit unable to see ,as body of unit is black. No clear concise description of operation. Told by Sony shop to print off...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Peter (

Sony BDV-E190


Big enough sound to fill the average lounge.Great picture quality, a host of online features

Takes a while to start up , but worth the wait

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Andrea (

Sony BDV-E190


surround sound, apps, dlna, ease to configure, variety of function

no bundled dlna software, can take a while to boot up during which time you have no sound on TV, lack of audio/video drivers (some AVIs will not play, however I've found no problems with MKVs)

Jan, 2013

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: Yes
Internet Radio: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Progressive Scan: Yes
UPnP: Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / WiFi Ready


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: Yes
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
USB Interface: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: Yes
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS

Technical Details

iPod/iPhone dock:N