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Sony RDR-HXD790

Sony RDR-HXD790
alaScore 70

28 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Sony RDR-HXD790. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, 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 Sony RDR-HXD790 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 28 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Sony RDR-HXD790 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Blu-ray Players on

96% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RDRHXD790B 120GB Hard Disk Drive DVD Recorder with 1080p upscaling and Freeview+Sony RDR-HXD790 Replacement DVD Remote Control by RemotesReplacedSony RDR-HXD790 120GB Hard Drive and DVD Recorder

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: melbster (

Excellent Sony Product


Regarding the previous post - you only need TWO inbuilt tuners if your tv set does NOT have freeview or you do NOT have a freeview box.

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: ColGeorge (

Be careful


Be careful if buying this as you CANNOT record one channel while watching another as it does not have a twin tuner.

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications


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


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

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


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: Yes
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: Yes
DVD-R Recording: Yes
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No