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Sharp BD-HP24U

Sharp BD-HP24U
alaScore 67

9 reviews

May, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Sharp BD-HP24U. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Sharp BD-HP24U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 9 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by: Adrienne Maxwell (

Sharp BD-HP24U Blu-ray Player Reviewed


As the new entry-level player in Sharp's Blu-ray lineup, the BD-HP24U lacks features like 3D playback, WiFi-readiness, and DLNA streaming. You do get core Blu-ray features like BD-Live and BonusView, as well as Netflix video-on-demand, for an MSRP of...

The BD-HP24U supports 1080p/24 playback of Blu-ray discs ; The player has internal decoding and bitstream output of high-resolution audio sources ; It supports BD-Live Web content, with internal memory provided, and can play picture-in-picture bonus...

The BD-HP24U lacks multichannel analog audio outputs, so it's not thebest choice for someone who owns an older, non-HDMI A/V receiver ; The player does not support a WiFi network connection, nor does it offer an advanced control port like RS-232 ; The...

The BD-HP24U's Blu-ray features are on par with many players in itsprice class (the player's street price is around $150). However, evenwith the addition of Netflix streaming, Sharp's Web platform isn't asextensive as the services you'll get from Sony,...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: QueensNYC (

Great Value


Picked up this unit for $80 and have had no issues with it. Compatible with the Sharp Aquos tv lines and works great.

Picture Quality, Sharp Aquos TV compatibility

Simplified basic menu design and layout

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: NotEd (

Slow and poorly supported.


Relatively cheap

The player recognizes Blu-ray discs extremely slowly ; Sharp is also very slow to release updates for this and other players, so if you do get a movie title that the player won't recognize you may have to wait for quite some time before an update is...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: John (

Buyer Beware


Didn't attempt to use Netflix feature. Am returning player and getting something that works.

Seems to play DVDs without problems

Slow recognizing Blu-rays. Sometimes had to eject disc and reload several times before it would play. While playing a Blu-ray in good condition, player would drop sound for several seconds and at other times pixalate the picture ; Owners manual has an...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Scott A Sands (

Perfect Blu Ray Player


Fits very nicely with my Sharp HDTV. Very easy to set up and, with an HDMI cable, produces excellant picture and sound

Consumer review by: supra (

Blu ray player is sharp.


The name says it all! It plays blu ray, mp3, and it plays backs movies. Its great for all in one. I have had no problems with it and i ma loving it so far. The color is black but it matches everything i have. recommended for everyone who is looking for...

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: jakefromjakin (

HD quality picture from this blu-ray player with my new 52" TV


Purchased 08/26/10 and was very easy to set up.  Plugged the HDMI cable in, set the input setting to the correct setting and the DVD player set itself.  Highly rated sharp Blu-ray.  Works vary well with my new 52" Aquas TV.  The remote works perfect in...

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: whatswart88 (

Awesome!! A++


Netflix streaming software is awesome. Takes it to a whole new lvl!

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: ccm123 (

Sharp Blu-Ray Disc/DVD Player


Love It!

Jun, 2010