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Sharp BD-HP20H

Sharp BD-HP20H
alaScore 80

12 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Sharp BD-HP20H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sharp BD-HP20H

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 7 user reviews of Sharp BD-HP20H from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.co.uk.

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sharp BD-HP20H Blu-ray Player Full HD 1080P HDMI 1.3

Expert review by:

Sharp BD-HP20H review

 

Finally, a blue laser player that will please the fussiest HD fans

Understated design ; Budget price ; Excellent Blu-ray picture quality

Average DVD playback ; Limited disc compatibility

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Sharp BD-HP20H Blu-ray Player

 

From trade show to consumer, Sharp has finally set free its first UK Blu-ray deck. Is it all good?

Which brings us neatly to another potential pitfall. The BD-HP20H is a Profile 1.0 player, which means it won't support advanced BD-Java features found on forthcoming Profile 1.1 (or ‘Bonus View') Blu-ray discs, such as picture-in-picture. The deck's...

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Sharp BD-HP20H review

 

Sharp is to be commended for being so competitive on price with its debut Blu-ray player, and for delivering some profoundly good HD picture quality. But its lack of some key features ultimately makes it feel too much like a first-generation trial run....

1080p/24Hz output ; Quick start option ; HD picture quality ; HDMI 1.3 output

Lots of multimedia formats it won't play ; No Blu-ray 'resume ; No Profile 1.1 ; Disappointing DVD upscaling ; No DTS HD support

Conclusion The HP20H is a good price for a standalone Blu-ray deck -- especially one with an HDMI 1.3 output and a heaven-sent Quick Start function. But its lack of DTS HD, multimedia and especially Blu-ray Profile 1.1 support, together with its drab...

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Sharp BD-HP20H

 

Sharp BD-HP20H is the first Blu-ray player designed and manufactured by Sharp. It is a hi-definition player that has a gloss black top section and mirrored fascia. The connection lines present include HDMI 1.3 output plus 7.1 channel audio bit streams....

As good an entry-level Blu-ray player there is, but besides the picture quality, there's not much else to make it stand out from the crowd. Apart from the price. Sharp BD-HP20H is tagged with Sharp, DVD player, high definition, TrueHD and Blu-Ray....

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Sharp Aquos BD-HP20H review

 

Sharp's first Blu-ray Disc player, the Sharp BD-HP20H is a winner on all counts.

Where it really counts, the Sharp Aquos BD-HP20H is one great Blu-ray Disc player.

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

General Features

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

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
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: No

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No
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