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Sharp BD-HP24U

Sharp BD-HP24U
alaScore 70

8 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Sharp BD-HP24U. 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.

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 70/100 = Good quality.

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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: 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: whatswart88 (

Awesome!! A++


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

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: ccm123 (

Sharp Blu-Ray Disc/DVD Player


Love It!

Jun, 2010