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Sony BDV-E380

Sony BDV-E380
alaScore 88

257 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 257 reviews of Sony BDV-E380. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The price and design are also mentioned favorably.

usability, design, price, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony BDV-E380 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Sony BDV-E380 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on People really like the size and price. The design and usability also get good feedback, but there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

usability, design, price, size


87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDVE380.CEK 3D Blu-Ray Disc/DVD 5.1ch Home Cinema BRAVIA Internet VideoSony DVD,BLU RAY,HOME CINEMA Speaker Cable Wire Surround Sound BDV-E380

May, 2016

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Sony BDV-E380 review


For smaller homes and more restricted budgets, the smaller Sony 5.1 system makes more sense than its larger sibling, the 880. Its picture is just as capable, while the more balanced sound – still not perfect but better, is accurate too.

For smaller homes and more restricted budgets, the smaller Sony 5.1 system makes more sense than its larger sibling

Oct, 2011


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Sony BDV-E380 review


Take one look at Sony's BDV-E380 and it's clear to see the influence of a certain games console on its design. The curved main unit, touch-sensitive buttons and glossy black finish are all reminiscent of the PlayStation 3. The minimalist design and...

The smart design, excellent interface, superb sound quality and extra features make this the ideal all-in-one system for anyone who wants something straightforward and compact

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: paul (

Sony BDV-E380


good sound and picture

could do with more apps like itv player

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Philip (

Sony BDV-E380


the sound


Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Andrew (

Sony BDV-E380


Good looking, good price, good sound, good connectivity

Would prefer unit that can be stacked on more easily. And more important for me, the lack of full set of discrete input selection codes makes it difficult to use reliably with universal remote controls such as Logitech Harmony

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: gordon (

Sony BDV-E380


For the money I spent there should have at least been a WI-FI card installed or a USB compatable one free inside the box, to buy a Sony USB compatable one is far too expensive. Come on Sony be reasonable

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Alan (

Sony BDV-E380


Plenty of features

Can't find any way to play camera videos saved on PC. Unpayable file error message keeps appearing

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Dave (

Sony BDV-E380


Good manufacturing quality and good sound once installed

Installation instructions are pretty poor ; User interface is not great ; Let down badly by annoying delay of sound leading to video sync issues. Sony have tried to fix it with a new software release but they're not there yet. This is very...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: kerry (

Sony BDV-E380


Sound is good. Easy to switch between sound modes when watching a disc via the LED display


Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: keith (

Sony BDV-E380


Nice sound

Could do with more HDMI pionts

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: Yes
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: No
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet:No / Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: Yes
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: Yes
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


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS