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Sharp BD-AMS20U

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Sharp BD-AMS20U. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Miscellaneous for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability also gets good views. The size and design get mixed opinions.

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On average, users rate this product 74/100 and experts rate this product 60/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sharp BD-AMS20U from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Miscellaneous on People really like the size and price. The usability and image quality are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability. There are some mixed views about the design.

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70% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sharp BDAMS20U 1080p 3D Blu-Ray Disc PlayerSharp BDAMS20U 1080p 3D Blu-Ray Disc Player

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Adrienne Maxwell (

Sharp BD-AMS20U Blu-ray Player Reviewed


Sharp introduced two models of Blu-ray players last year. The top tier of the two was the BD-AMS20U, reviewed and put to the test here by writer Adrienne Maxwell.

The BD-AMS20U is a 3D-capable Blu-ray player ; The player has internal decoding and bitstream output of high-resolution audio sources ; Wired or wireless network connectivity is available. The player comes with a USB WiFi adapter ; The player has an...

Sharp's "smart" Web offerings aren't as extensive as some of its competitors, and features like YouTube playback and DLNA streaming did not work reliably ; Disc-tray operations are fairly loud ; This model does not include dual HDMI outputs to send...

As a Blu-ray player, the BD-AMS20U is a solid performer, offering good speed and reliability. However, at the $149.99 price point, the BD-AMS20U faces a lot of competition from rivals like Panasonic, LG, Sony, and Samsung that have much better "smart"...

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications


Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD Master Audio


DLNA Certified: Yes


Color of product:Black


Built-in display: Yes

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):16


Parental Control: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AC3, LPCM, MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:DIVX, DIVX HD, H.264, MPEG2

Media Types

Disc types supported:BD, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW


Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes


Auto power off: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


Card reader integrated: No


3D compatibility: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Network streaming: Yes
Network streaming services supported:Netflix, Pandora, Vudu, YouTube
Supported video modes:1080p

Weight & Dimensions