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Sony Blu-ray Disc Player (BDP-S3100)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2464 reviews of Sony Blu-ray Disc Player (BDP-S3100). 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 are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Sony Blu-ray Disc Player (BDP-S3100) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Blu-ray Disc Player (BDP-S3100)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 171 user reviews of Sony Blu-ray Disc Player (BDP-S3100) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and design are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDPS3100 Smart Wi-Fi Blu-ray Disc PlayerSony BDPS3100 Smart Wi-Fi Blu-ray Disc Player

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Blu-ray Disc Player (BDP-S3100)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2120 user reviews of Sony Blu-ray Disc Player (BDP-S3100) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Blu-ray Players on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Wi-Fi (2013 Model)Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Wi-Fi (2013 Model)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

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

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Matt E. (newegg.com)

It works

 

With the exception of "super wi-fi" this blu-ray player offers everything that it promises. Works perfectly. There is a delay in the response time of the remote when opening/closing an app or powering On/Off. This is a minor issue.

It works Reads .mkv files

Response time (remote control)

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: Dr. Blake Downs (newegg.com)

It works

 

With the exception of "super wi-fi" this blu-ray player offers everything that it promises. Works perfectly. There is a delay in the response time of the remote when opening/closing an app or powering On/Off. This is a minor issue.

It works ; Reads .mkv files

Response time (remote control)

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: Karen Z. (newegg.com)

Pleasantly surprised

 

At the price I would not expect 3D, but I bought this as a secondary system for the spare room and found I like the Sony apps better than the apps on my unit in the main room (which has 3D), otherwise it could replace the "better" system I have. All...

Easy connection to wifi, Nice internet apps

does not have 3D

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Rylan G. (newegg.com)

Good Wi-Fi Blu-ray

 

Good Blue-ray player, worked with little effort at setup as long as you have a basic understanding of wireless devices and how to sync them. Plays Netflix perfectly.

None as of yet, almost a year of ownership.

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Happy (newegg.com)

Pleasantly surprised

 

At the price I would not expect 3D, but I bought this as a secondary system for the spare room and found I like the Sony apps better than the apps on my unit in the main room (which has 3D), otherwise it could replace the "better" system I have. All...

Easy connection to wifi, Nice internet apps

does not have 3D

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Larrry (newegg.com)

Refurbished Sony BDPS3100 Blu-Ray

 

I have bought a couple of cheap Android streaming devices with Wi-FI and they both worked well as far as the Wi-Fi goes. The Sony Wi-Fi seems very weak. The signal strength is so low that it will only work intermittently.

I bought the Blu-Ray device mostly for streaming Internet content. I have only tried the disk player one time to make sure that it worked. I used a DVD disk to test it and it works fine. The Internet streaming works very well if I use the wired...

I can only get the WI-FI to work intermittently at a distance of about 30ft from the router. I had to use a powerline wired interface device to use the Internet streaming. It is working fine with a set of Actiontec 200 Powerline Network Adapter Kit. I...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Larry P. (newegg.com)

Refurbished Sony BDPS3100 Blu-Ray

 

I have bought a couple of cheap Android streaming devices with Wi-FI and they both worked well as far as the Wi-Fi goes. The Sony Wi-Fi seems very weak. The signal strength is so low that it will only work intermittently.

I bought the Blu-Ray device mostly for streaming Internet content. I have only tried the disk player one time to make sure that it worked. I used a DVD disk to test it and it works fine. The Internet streaming works very well if I use the wired...

I can only get the WI-FI to work intermittently at a distance of about 30ft from the router. I had to use a powerline wired interface device to use the Internet streaming. It is working fine with a set of Actiontec 200 Powerline Network Adapter Kit. I...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Karenz (newegg.com)

Better than anticipated

 

Bought this as a secondary device for a bedroom, but I like the internet apps on this better than the device (different brand) I use in the living area, I need 3D for that room, so if I need to update there I will look at Sony as a possibility then.

Seems to have built in auto energy saving settings, a nice plus for me. Turns out that I like the Sony brand internet hub for this device

none that I have discovered yet

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Karen Z. (newegg.com)

Better than anticipated

 

Bought this as a secondary device for a bedroom, but I like the internet apps on this better than the device (different brand) I use in the living area, I need 3D for that room, so if I need to update there I will look at Sony as a possibility then.

Seems to have built in auto energy saving settings, a nice plus for me. Turns out that I like the Sony brand internet hub for this device.

none that I have discovered yet.

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in audio decoders:Dolby TrueHD, DTS Neo:6, DTS-HD Master Audio

Design

Color of product:Black
Device type:Blu-ray Player

Energy Management

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:120
Input frequency:60
Input Voltage:120
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):9.9

Ergonomics

Blu-ray region code:A
Child lock: Yes
DVD region code:1
Graphical user interface (GUI): Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Screen saving functions: Yes
Skype: No
Smartphone remote support: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported: / AAC, AC3, FLAC, M4A, MKA, MP3, WAV
Image formats supported: / GIF, JPEG XR, JPG, PNG
Video compression format:3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVCHD, AVI, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MPG, MTS, VC-1, WMV, WMV9, XVID

Media types

Blu-Ray Disc playback:Y

Media Types

Disc types supported:BD, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW

Networking

Ethernet LAN connection: / Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:N
WLAN-ready: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity range:25 - 80
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Apps:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Auto power off: Yes
BD-Live: Yes
BRAVIA Sync:Y

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio coaxial out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI: Yes
HDMI out:
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Power consumption (typical):9.9

Technical Details

USB playback:Y

Video

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
2D-3D converter: No
Deep colour support: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Network streaming: Yes
Network streaming services supported:HuluPlus, Netflix, Pandora, YouTube
Noise reduction: Yes
Smart TV: Yes
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p
Video upscaling: Yes
x.v.Color support: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.83
Height:1.69
Weight:52.9
Width:11.4