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Onkyo BD-SP309

Onkyo BD-SP309
alaScore 80

70 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Onkyo BD-SP309 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 70 reviews)

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Onkyo BD-SP309 Review


We have never reviewed a 3D Blu-ray player by Onkyo, and if it weren't for the rare occasions when we've received a speaker setup from them, we would find it impossible to believe that Onkyo makes anything besides amplifiers and AV receivers. So you...

Onkyo has come a long way and if the BD-SP309 is anything to go by, you can rest assured that they aren’t just any other Blu-ray player manufacturer. This player has the basic necessities and a little more when it comes to features, but its 3D playback...

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Onkyo BD-SP309 3D Blu-ray Player First Look


While power users will want to look elsewhere, those wanting 3D, some streaming, and not really caring much about anything else can save a few hundred dollars with the Onkyo BD-SP309.

It may sound (read?) like we're slamming the BD-SP309 in this first look, but we really aren't. The Onkyo BD-SP309 may be spartan, but it has everything you need for your 3D viewing pleasure. If all you are going to use your Blu-ray player for is...

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Onkyo BD-SP309 3D Blu-ray Player Reviewed


Onkyo has released the company's first 3D-capable Blu-ray player with the BD-SP309 Blu-ray player. On top of that, Onkyo has made the BD-SP309 the most affordable Blu-ray player in their current line up.

The BD-SP309 supports 3D playback, when mated with other 3D-capable components ; Netflix and VUDU video-on-demand services are included, as is UPnP media streaming ; The player has internal Dolby TrueHD decoding and can pass high-resolution audio via...

This model does not include dual HDMI outputs to send separate signals to your 3DTV and A/V receiver ; It also lacks analog A/V outputs, so it's not the best choice for someone who owns older equipment ; The BD-SP309 does not support a wireless network...

The BD-SP309 is the value-oriented player in Onkyo's Blu-ray line, and its list of features reflects that. The big omission in this price range is integrated WiFi or at least the option to add a USB WiFi adapter. Onkyo's Web platform isn't as extensive...

Product Specifications


BD Live: Yes
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: Yes
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No
UPnP: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


DTS Decoder:DTS HD Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus / True HD