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Sony BDP-SX1

Sony BDP-SX1
alaScore 86

36 reviews

Sep, 2014

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HARDWARE REVIEW: Sony BDP-SX1

 

In this age of tablets and video streaming is there still room for a portable Blu-ray player? Sony thinks so. Steve May takes some BDs on the road

Superb battery life; good USB media playback; WSVGA screen

Generally noisy; low-resolution video input; underpowered speaker system

Overall, the BDP-SX1 offers enough modern functionality to keep the concept of a portable disc-spinner alive. It’s reasonable to assume that if Blu-ray is to replace DVD as a mainstream format, it’ll need devices like this. Just because your hi-def...

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Sony BDP-SX1

 

If you've been building a collection of Blu-ray discs you may well be wondering how you're going to watch your movies on the move. Ripping BDs is impractical and, despite a great deal of puff, digital lockers have yet to open for business. Enter the...

Superb battery life; good USB media playback; WSVGA screen

Generally noisy; low-resolution video input; underpowered speaker system

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Sony BDP-SX1 review

 

If you want to take your Blu-rays on the road, Sony's BDP-SX1 portable player is a reasonable, if expensive, option. Its good USB media support is a bonus, but Blu-rays don't look significantly better than DVDs on a 10-inch screen.

Screen swivels 360 degrees ; USB media playback, with broad file support ; Excellent battery life ; HDMI output

Standard-definition connection kills image quality ; No Internet TV or streaming functionality ; Noisy ; Expensive

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