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Sharp BD-HP20H

Sharp BD-HP20H
alaScore 80

11 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Sharp BD-HP20H. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

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.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sharp BD-HP20H from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other DVD Players on

86% of the reviews on 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

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Doug Harman (

Sharp Aquos BD-HP20H Blu-ray player - Pocket-lint


Most Blu-ray players are still expensive pieces of kit and so it's most welcome indeed to find that Sharp's BD-HP20H retails for under £400 and more

HDMI 1.3 out, HD image quality, 1080p/24p output, design

Lacks a lot of multimedia format playback capability, DVD upscaling not up to scratch, DTS HD support missing

The BD-HP20H has a good price and good HD 1080p/24p performance with the HDMI 1.3 output and the Quick Start function of particular note. That lack of DTS HD and multimedia support jar, as does the rather dull upscaling of normal resolution DVDs, which...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (

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...

Feb, 2011

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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....

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Lincoln Spector (

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.

Jun, 2008

Product Specifications


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


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
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


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


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