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Panasonic DMP-BD50EG-K

Panasonic DMP-BD50EG-K
alaScore 72

17 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Panasonic DMP-BD50EG-K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

User Reviews  

Showing 1 - 10 of 12 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (5)

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Great BluRay, right price


The Bluray works well, very responsive menus, great picture. Set up was super easy.

Consumer review by:

Terrific BluRay


This unit is very easy to use, and the browser like interface makes online services fast and easy to access. Built in ethernet and wireless - nothing else to buy. Lets you add USB storage or a network drive as well. The picture and sound are great from...

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Play BluRays great - DLNA feetures need


Great player at a great price. J&R Rocks at price, Shipping & service! I wish Panasonic could get someone to write some decent software for the DLNA functions thou. Plays MKV fine but no resume & search is offul. Will not recognize XviDs or DivX or...

Excellent Image Quality","Good Connections

DLNA software - not great


Consumer review by:

very good Panasonic Blu-ray player


easy setup! Works very well!

Easy Set-Up","Excellent Image Quality","Good Connections","Good Soundtrack Support","Upgradeable

Consumer review by:

Great Value


Great player for the price.

DVD Upconversion","Easy Set-Up","Excellent Image Quality","Good Connections

Slow Load Time

Consumer review by:

Very good player for the money


Easy setup and great quality. Ways practically nothing.

Backwards Compatible","DVD Upconversion","Easy Set-Up","Excellent Image Quality","Good Connections","Good Soundtrack Support","Upgradeable

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Mediocre Bluray Player


I have the DMP-BDT210 which blows way this Panasonic in every way. The DMP-BD87 is difficult to set up, the player has to be close to the wireless router for a good wireless connection, very long loading time, and noisy when playing bluray discs. I...

Excellent Image Quality

Difficult Set-Up","Poor Connections","Slow Load Time

Consumer review by:

Great deal for the price


Great Bluray player. Easy to hook up and quiet operation. Only thing missing is wireless ability so I can not run Netflix off it unless I run a physical cable from my router.

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I also have the Samsung 5500 blu-ray player for 3D I got in a combo with my TV and I still enjoy using this player for regular 2D blu-ray and dvd playback. The quality for price is amazing. On some movies, along with testing the picture settings on...

This was my first stand alone blu-ray player and it has all the features I wanted. It loads discs quick, has a nice interface on the player. The quality looks amazing coupled with my Samsung LED 7000 46'' 3D TV. I love the stylish look and the playback...

IF I had to pick a con, its very minor but on my Samsung LED, it thinks that this player is a 3D player for some reason and when I have 3D detection set to auto, it changes it and the image is distorted. Not a huge problem, I just set the 3D detection...

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Decent but a bit sluggish


limited features

Inexpensive; low profile; Netflix app has nice interface

Sluggish with commands; Not Wi-Fi enabled; Intermittent issues with network connectivity after updating firmware


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 :SD Card / SD HC Card
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
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: Yes
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


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 Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus