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Sony UBP-X800

alaTest has collected and analyzed 542 reviews of Sony UBP-X800. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and reliability. The design and price are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony UBP-X800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Parker Hall (digitaltrends.com)

Sony UBP-X800 review

 

Slim, sleek design ; Gorgeous 4K, HDR picture ; Top-tier audio, including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X

No Dolby Vision

With the ability to play back any disc in your collection — audio included — with incredible quality, the Sony UBP-X800 is a great centerpiece for your home theater, and it won’t cost you an arm and a leg to get it.

Sound & Vision TOP PICK

Expert review by : Al Griffin (soundandvision.com)

Sony UBP-X800 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Review

 

Sony's ultra-affordable Ultra HD Blu-ray player offers solid video performance, and it also plays SACDs and DVD-Audio discs.

High-quality video upconversion of standard Blu-rays; Plays SACDs, DVD-Audio discs, and native DSD files; Inexpensive

No announced Dolby Vision support; No analog audio outputs

May, 2017

Expert review by : Adrienne Maxwell (hometheaterreview.com)

Sony UBP-X800 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews Sony's UBP-X800, a universal Ultra HD Blu-ray player that supports SACD/DVD-Audio playback, offers Bluetooth audio output, and features streaming services like Netflix, VUDU, and Amazon Video.

Sony's first entry in the Ultra HD Blu-ray market is a good one. The UBP-X800 is fast, well built, and very reliable, and it delivers a high-quality video experience. Although it lacks some of the advanced connection and setup flexibility that you'll...

May, 2017

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Steve May (trustedreviews.com)

Sony UBP-X800

 

The UBP-X800 is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with a difference: it's also a universal audio disc player and a hi-res audio player. Sony may be a tad late to the 4K Blu-ray party, but this triple threat is worth the wait, especially considering its...

Consider the UBP-X800 Blu-ray player a high-end steal.

May, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony UBP-X800 review

 

Sony's first 4K Blu-ray player sets a new benchmark for the money...

Great detail ; Superb sound quality ; Vibrant colours ; Nice build

No support for Dolby Vision

Sony’s first 4K player has set the bar high for the company

May, 2017

Expert review by : Steve May (techradar.com)

Sony UBP-X800 4K UHD Blu-ray player review

 

Great video matched with exceptional audio

Superb 4K UHD Blu-ray picture performance ; 4K Netflix and Amazon onboard ; SACD and DVD-A compatibility ; Hi-Res Audio file playback

No analogue stereo output ; Not Dolby Vision compatible

Sony hits the UHD sweet spot with the UBP-X800 - a brilliant, beautiful 4K UHD player at a sensible price.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com.au)

Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player review: Premium vibes

 

The UBP-X800 has impressive build quality and video performance, but the cheaper Sony offers a better deal.

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player offers excellent design and oozes a "premium" vibe. Video quality is as good as any player we've tested. It's incredibly fast at loading apps and has some impressive features including Bluetooth streaming.

It can be slow to load 4K discs. Limited number of audio outputs: no optical digital or stereo analog. The player requires a little hands-on fine-tuning to get the most out of music and DVD replay. No Dolby Vision. Sony's X700 is cheaper and has Dolby...

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player has impressive build quality and video performance, but the cheaper Sony offers a better deal.

May, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony UBP-X800 review: Top-class 4K Blu-ray playback

 

It might cost more than the Xbox One S, but it's quicker, quieter and video quality is superb

Sensational image quality ; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth streaming ; Good selection of apps

Mediocre upsampling ; No support for Dolby Vision

As with most dedicated 4K Blu-ray players there isn’t a huge difference in image quality compared with an Xbox One S, but if getting the very best video out of your expensive 4K TV is what you want, you value the streaming features and you’re willing...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.co.uk)

Sony UBP-X800 review

 

Sony announced its first 4K Blu-ray player in September of 2016, the UBP-X1000 , and while it looked like it was "the business", it was also a sobering $700 (roughly £540 or AU$940). Fast forward six months, though, and the more affordable version is...

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player offers excellent design and oozes a "premium" vibe. Video quality is as good as any player we've tested. It's incredibly fast at loading apps and has some impressive features including Bluetooth streaming.

It can be slow to load 4K discs. Limited number of audio outputs: no optical digital or stereo analog. The player requires a little hands-on fine-tuning to get the most out of music and DVD replay. No Dolby Vision.

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player has impressive build quality and video performance, but the incumbent Samsung is better value.

May, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony UBP-X800 review

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It's rarely a good sign when the first thing you notice about a product is its price, but that's undeniably the case with the Sony UBP-X800 Blu-ray DVD player. Does it have all of the qualities demanded of it to justify the asking price? Or is it...

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Atmos,Dolby TrueHD / DTS,Dolby Atmos,Dolby TrueHD / DTS,DTS:X,Dolby Atmos,Dolby TrueHD
Audio output channels:7.1

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y

Color

Product color:Black

Design

Color of product:Black
Device type:Blu-ray Player

Ergonomics

Child lock:Y
Parental Control:Y

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC,AC3,AIFF,ALAC,DSD,FLAC,HE-AAC,LPCM,M4A,MKA,Vorbis,WMA / AAC,AIFF,ALAC,DSD,FLAC
Image formats supported:BMP,GIF,JPEG,MPO,PNG / BMP,GIF,JPG,MJPEG,MPO,PNG
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,3GPP,ASF,AVCHD,AVI,FLV,M-JPEG,M2TS,M4V,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,MPG,MTS,VC-1,VOB,VRO,WMV / 3G2,3GP,3GPP,FLV,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,VOB,VRO,WMV,WMV9

Media Types

Disc types supported:BD,BD-ROM,CD,CD-DA,CD-R,CD-ROM,CD-RW,DVD+R,DVD+R DL,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-R DL,DVD-RW / BD,CD,CD-R,CD-ROM,CD-RW,DVD+R,DVD+R DL,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-R DL,DVD-RW
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, CD audio, CD video, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video, SACD / Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video, SACD
Playback disc types:BD-ROM,CD,CD-R,CD-RW,DVD+R,DVD+R DL,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-R DL,DVD-RW

Networking

Bluetooth:Y
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Miracast:Y
Wi-Fi:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Manual:Y
Package type:Box
Quantity:1

Performance

Auto power off:Y
Auto standby:Y
BD-Live:Y
BRAVIA Sync:Y
Supported file systems:FAT32,NTFS,exFAT

Ports & interfaces

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

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Auto power off:Y
Power consumption (standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):15

Security

Child lock:Y
Parental Control:Y

Storage

Card reader integrated:N
Disc types supported:BD,CD,CD-R,CD-ROM,CD-RW,DVD+R,DVD+R DL,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-R DL,DVD-RW
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio,Blu-Ray video,CD audio,CD video,DVD-Audio,DVD-Video,SACD
Playback disc types:BD-ROM,CD,CD-R,CD-RW,DVD+R,DVD+R DL,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-R DL,DVD-RW

Technical Details

3D:Y
Device type:Blu-ray Player
HDMI:Y

Video

24p support:Y
2D-3D converter:Y
3D:Y
4K resolution:Y
Deep color support:Y
Full HD:Y
Supported video modes:2160p
Video upscaling:Y
x.v.Color support:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.6
Height:1.97
Package dimensions (WxDxH):18.9 x 14 x 3.74
Package weight:11
Weight:8.38
Width:16.9