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Samsung BD-P1580

Samsung BD-P1580
alaScore 73

340 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 340 reviews of Samsung BD-P1580. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and reliability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

design, price, usability, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Samsung BD-P1580 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Samsung BD-P1580 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Blu-ray Players on Reviewers are impressed by the design and price.

usability, price, design

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung BD-P1580 Blu-Ray Player - BlackSamsung BD-P1580 Blu-Ray Player - BlackSamsung BD-P1580 Blu-Ray DVD Player

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: DEEVOScranium (



Had one of these for over a year now,it upscales DVD very well indeed,my only niggle is that when i play a brand new blu-ray it tends to pause sometimes,but other than that its worth the money.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Anthony (

Samsung BD-P1580


simple to setup. good price

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: fordfreak (

wanted a Sony but prices were too high


Eventually plucked up the courage and bought this player for 72.99, a few days later dropped by a fiver.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Samsung BD-P1580


Plays avchd, divx, plays from usb stick, upscales dvd and plays blu ray

slow disc load compared to dvd player, but all blu ray seem to suffer from this

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Elija (

Unpleasant surprise


This is the first blu-ray player that I have purchased and frankly I only chose it as at £129 it seemed to be great value for money. Unfortunately, this product doesn't come with a hdmi cable so it is not possible to watch hi-def without further expense.

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Samsung BD-P1580


Great value, nice design, very good sound and picure. Better than the Philips BDP 3000 i had and sent back as faulty - not just because of this


Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: jak081276 (

Excellent Player


WOW" !!!!

picture / sound quality

slow loading of discs

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

A Nice Tool


I treated myself to this item even after reading some negative reviews, whether they be right or wrong I was prepared to give it a go. And I am pleased to say it was the right move. I already own a Samsung LCD tv and so connecting the player was a...

cheap, easy to use, excellent image and audio., plenty of features., nice size and looks

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Samsung BD-P1580


Relativly easy to use

Dissapointed there is no time display although manual states there is.Would have chosen different model if i had known

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: TylerDurden (

Great price, great picture quality, but....


Picture and sound are first rate and it's use is very straightforward. Problem is I've had difficulties loading some blu-ray discs with a lot of extras on them, and it really seems to have a hard time with some of my older dvds. I figure the technology...

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications


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


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: No

General Features

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


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: No
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: 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 HD Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus