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Pioneer BDP-140

Pioneer BDP-140
alaScore 82

42 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Pioneer BDP-140 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 42 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Pioneer BDP-140 and Elite BDP-52FD and BDP-53FD Blu-ray Players Preview


All players support the requisite (but hardly-used) 3D and come with HDMI 1.4a outputs. As you'd expect, all the new players can upconvert video to 1080p via HDMI and 36-Bit Deep Color is supported for compatible displays.

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Pioneer BDP-140 3D Blu-ray Player Reviewed


Pioneer has introduced a new entry level 3D-capable Blu-ray player with the BDP-140. The BDP-140 also supports the company's new Sound Retriever Link and Stream Smoother Link technologies.

The BDP-140 supports 3D playback ; It supports BD-Live and BonusView Blu-ray features ; It has internal decoding and bitstream output of high-resolution audio sources, and it can play SACDs ; The Web platform includes Netflix, Pandora, Picasa, and...

This model lacks dual HDMI outputs, component video output, and multichannel analog audio output, so it's not the best choice for someone who owns older home theater equipment ; The BDP-140 doesn't come with integrated WiFi or a USB WiFi adapter ;...

Slowly but surely, the price of Pioneer's Blu-ray players is coming in line with the competition. For a street price under $200, the BDP-140 offers 3D capability, a Web platform with Netflix, DLNA media streaming, SACD playback, and a smartphone...

Consumer review by:

Pioneer BDP-140


This player shows a great picture both in 2d and 3D. With it's symmetrical design player looks great in AV rack, especially if you own pioneer reciever.

Excellent image quality, adjustable picture, design

Remote control is not friendly


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Most menus are NOT accessible when movie is playing, complete menu system is really awful.I returned it to ABT after 1 week and bought an LG.ABT is GREAT, this unit was garbage!

Slow Load Time

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Slow & problematic


Menus hang up / lock up, can't access menus while playing, VERY difficult to use. Had to call 3x support just to get the resume working & NOT shut down with HDMI. This was one of the worst DVD/Bluerays I have even owned. ABT is WONDERFUL though, they...

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Pioneer BDP-140


Pioneer's entry-level 3D Blu-ray player isn't exactly feature-packed, but it has a pleasant design, good file format compatibility and also plays SACDs.

Via CNET Asia

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Preview: Pioneer BDP-140


This entry-level 3D Blu-ray player has a classy black facade and plays SACDs and FLAC audio files. Find out how it compares with other affordable players.

Product Specifications


BD Live: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
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
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready

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: No
Super Audio CD Playback: Yes
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No
UPnP: Yes


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


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