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Philips BDP 5200

Philips BDP 5200
alaScore 78

243 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 243 reviews of Philips BDP 5200. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price also gets good opinions, whereas many are critical about the size and reliability.

usability, price, design

reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Philips BDP 5200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of Philips BDP 5200 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players on Reviewers really like the design. The price also gets good reviews. The size and reliability get negative opinions.

usability, price, design

reliability, size

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips BDP5200/05 3D Blu-Ray Disc and DVD Player with 2.0 USB and WiFiPhilips BDP5200/05 3D Blu-ray Player with USB 2.0 and Wi-Fi

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Aaron Almeida (

Philips BDP5200 3D Blu-Ray Player Review


During the festive season, one usually wants to upgrade their electronics to the latest technologies. Manufacturers in turn, also offer these electronics at discounted prices or as a bundle to sort all your purchasing needs in one go. Philips is one...

The selling price of the Philips BDP5200 3D Blu-ray player in India is Rs.12,990. The player is stylish and has a decent build quality as well. The features of this player are really good, with it having the ability to playback 3D Blu-rays. This player...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Dhruv Sharma (

Stopped my 12 hour conversion runs!!!!!!


So what do I say about this Player. I was looking for player with essential component of running subtitles with x264 files and 3d files. Unfortunately I didn't come across any. And I was not going to purchase Samsung after my long spate with failing...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Arran Bell (

Great for Price


Comes with a product notice stating that any noise is normal! A bit worrying, but I haven't noticed it's bad (much better than my PS3 with a constant fan running).

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Eshan Walter (

Best In Class


About the product: Fantastic looking Blu Ray Player. With high end features! Merits: * 1080p 3D Play Back * Built in Wi-fi (No adapter needed) * Easy to use (Same as any other Philips DVD player) * Easily can be made region free. * Fast upgrade. *...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Nikonian (

Excellent Buy


Excellent buy easy and quick to set up, internet easy to use only problem most of the channels are in German. Very high quality pictures from normal DVD's far superior to normal DVD players not tried Blu-ray disc yet. Excellent Buy

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Lilia (

Best Blu ray player


Easy to set up and excellent results, wifi enabled so simple to update firmware and access bd-live features

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


BD Live: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television):No / Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): Yes


CI Plus: 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
UPnP:UPnP / Yes
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: Yes
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: 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: 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: Yes
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