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Sony BDP-S4100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1456 reviews of Sony BDP-S4100. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Sony BDP-S4100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony BDP-S4100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 352 user reviews of Sony BDP-S4100 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. Views about the size and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good reviews. Many are negative 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 BDPS4100 Smart 3D Blu-ray Disc Player (discontinued by manufacturer)Sony BDPS4100 Smart 3D Blu-ray Disc Player (discontinued by manufacturer)

May, 2018

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Sony BDP-S4100

 

Terrific picture quality on a well-priced Blu-ray deck lacking a few features

Terrific Blu-ray pictures, Smooth operating system, Stylish design

No DivX support and won't stream MKV, No built-in Wi-Fi, Samsung offers more TV apps

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony BDP-S4100 review

 

Best Blu-ray player up to £100, Awards 2013. An impressive Blu-ray player with an impressive performance and a good set of features

Punchy, vibrant, natural picture ; Agile sound ; Good features

No built-in wi-fi

Best Blu-ray player up to £100, Awards 2013. Great all-round ability and some nice features, this budget player represents excellent value for money

Oct, 2013

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Splendid

 

I purchased this home cinema two weeks ago and I'm already enjoying it

May, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great sound

 

I was advised to buy this product by a friend who knows more than me about such systems - he was so right!

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Perfect!

 

Fantastic with my Bravia 55". Very deep sound, couldn't wish for more!

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Awesome

 

Got my Blu-ray player in August last year and other than taking ages to install updates I'm happy with my purchase. My only complaint when playing music and going back the the XMB it stops the music, why can't this be like PS4 where music plays while...

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Said wireless

 

I bought this only took the main boxout and there are plugs for wires... it's meant to be wireless

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great sound

 

1000w and a great sound. Not that easy to setup buy has all the functionality you'd expect from a 3d player. It doesn't come with any wires so be prepared to lay out for a hdmi and a digital optical cable to set it up correctly

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Super sound system

 

Great sound system very straight forward to set up would definitely recommend

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Awesome

 

The system is amazing , sounds unbelievable looks good in the living room really happy with great product

Jan, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby TrueHD,DTS,DTS 96/24,DTS-ES (Discrete 6.1),DTS-ES (Matrix 6.1),DTS-HD
Audio formats supported:AAC, LPCM, MP3
Audio output channels:5.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES (Discrete 6.1), DTS-ES (Matrix 6.1), DTS-HD / Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD, DTS
RMS rated power:1000

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

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

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Auto power off: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.9

Ergonomics

Child lock: Yes
Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Parental Control: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, LPCM, MP3
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG, PNG
Video compression format:AVCHD, MPEG1, MPEG2, WMV9, XVID

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Sleep Timer: Yes

Media Types

Disc types supported:BD-R, CD, DVD
Playback disc formats:CD audio

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi ready:N
WLAN-ready:No / Yes

Operational Conditions

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

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD, CD, DVD
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Performance

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
BD-Live: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI: Yes
HDMI out:1
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

Auto power off:Y

Radio

FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:20
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
RDS features:Ps
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM

Satellite speakers

Wireless satellite speakers:N

Storage

Built-in hard drive: No
Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards: No

Subwoofer

Wireless subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
BD-Live: Yes
Color of product:Black
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG, PNG
Karaoke: No
MP3 playback: Yes
Screen saving functions: Yes
Supported file systems:FAT32, NTFS

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No

Video

24p: Yes
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Supported video modes:1080p
Video compression format:AVCHD, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV9, Xvid
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,WMV9,XVID
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):9.45 x 3.35 x 3.54
Center speaker weight:20.5
Depth:7.83
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):10.2 x 10.2 x 47.2
Front speaker weight:6.39
Height:1.69
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 11.7 x 1.99
Main unit weight:5.95
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):3.54 x 3.58 x 8.07
Satellite speaker weight:21.9
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):8.86 x 13.6 x 14.4
Subwoofer weight:12.8
Weight:2.87
Width:14.2