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Samsung BD D5300

Samsung BD D5300
alaScore 74

180 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 180 reviews of Samsung BD D5300. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews. People really like the design. The price also gets good feedback. Many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Samsung BD D5300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Samsung BD D5300


alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Samsung BD D5300 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Blu-ray Players on People really like the design. The price is also appreciated, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, design

83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung BD-D5300 Blu-ray Smart Hub Player, WiFi readySamsung BDD5300 Blu-Ray / DVD Player MULTI REGION (DVD Side only)

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Adrienne Maxwell (

Samsung BD-D5300 Blu-ray Player Reviewed


Part of the give and take with electronics and economy is the sacrificing of features for a lower price. In the case of the Samsung BD-D5300 Blu-ray player, this give and take may be a bit of a struggle....

The BD-D5300 supports BD-Live and BonusView Blu-ray features ; The player includes Samsung's Smart Hub, with extensive Web offerings, DLNA streaming, and an intuitive search function ; The BD-D5300 offers Dolby TrueHD decoding and bitstream output of...

The BD-D5300 does not support 3D playback ; The player lacks DTS-HD MA decoding and multichannel analog audio outputs, so it's not the best choice for someone who owns an older A/V receiver ; It does not have integrated WiFi; the optional USB WiFi...

As the most economical option in Samsung's 2011 Blu-ray line, the BD-D5300 sacrifices some desirable features, such as 3D support, integrated WiFi, and DTS-HD decoding. However, it's still a good choice for someone who wants Blu-ray playback and an...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: TwoInTexas (

Nice and Cheap Blu-Ray player - BUT NO AMAZON APP


Great inexpensive Blue Ray DVD player. Controls are simple and easy to understand, resolution is wonderful. Use Panda Dual Band 300 Mbps 802.11n (approx. $20) instead of the expensive proprietary wifi dongle. But ... this Samsung does NOT have, or will...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: PRESTON33154 (



This refirb BD player shows an extremely high-quality picture. DVD's load rapidly. BlueRay discs do take a while to load... Very happy with my purchase.

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: ImaHousemo (

Amazing price & even better Blu Ray!


Since my last DVD player died, I've been hovering over some lower priced refurbs in the BluRay department since I got my 1080p Samsung TV. I was hesitant about getting a refurb, but right now it's all I could afford, and Tiger Direct's price with...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: (

Does Not Work


Rec'd the DVD Player. Set it up. Prepared myself for a nice evening of movie watching, popped DVD in, and nothing happened. Complete waste of money.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Kent (

Great Product


Samsung and Tiger do it again great product at a great price.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: JoePJenner (

Great Deal


This is the first refurbished electronics it I have purchased. I have been pleasantly surprised. Out of the box, it was simple to set up. The only problem I had was in setting up Netflix, it had the previous owners security code installed and I...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: KANDER (

Love streaming movies


Very easy to use machine. Quick setup!

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: mc (

Great value


I have had this unit for a month now, could be more pleased. Play back is great as you would expect from Samsung. I bought the unit so I could use my external harddrive to play movies and pictures directly without a laptop, etc., works great also. I...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: GARY (

Good produce


good product

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications


BD Live:No / Yes
DLNA certified:No / Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
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 : No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready

General Features

1080p Upscaling:No / Yes
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback:No / Yes
DVD Audio Playback: Yes
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 / No
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