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Sony BDP-SX1

Sony BDP-SX1
alaScore 86

36 reviews

Jul, 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

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP:NO UPNP
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Portable
Table / Portable:Portable

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No
UPnP: No

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No
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