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Sony BDP-S3100

Sony BDP-S3100
alaScore 86

19 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Sony BDP-S3100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 19 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by:

OK Blu-Ray, Awful Apps


I bought this to transition from a television service to hulu and netflix. After troubleshooting for sometime I called hulu and the rep told me that it is common that this particular device is unable to access hulu. The internet is hardly a feature as...

You can access Netflix

The browser is hard to view and navigate, Hulu is not accessible

Consumer review by:

Elegance of Sony


Saw the BDP-S3100 at CES 2013 and I was looking into investing in a new blu-ray player since the one I originally bought was a bit sluggish now a days, but still a great piece of tech at the time *Roughly 6 years or so*. I personally love the new...

Small Beautiful Design, Fast Responsive Easy user interface, Great Value

None unless you count easily collecting dust

Expert review by:

Sony BDP-S3100


Sony's budget Blu-ray offers excellent value for money

Good feature list for the money ; Slick and easy to use ; Sony Entertainment Network

Lags behind Samsung on smart content ; No 3D or DivX support ; Limited DLNA format support

Rounding up the feature list is a surprisingly responsive web browser (but still more hassle than firing up a laptop) and Triluminos Colour, which boosts colour depth on a compatible display.

Product Specifications


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


USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

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


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No