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Sony BDP-S1700

Sony BDP-S1700
alaScore 92

315 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 6 expert reviews and 309 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 73/100 and users rate it 89/100. The average review date is Mar 13, 2017. We have compared these reviews to 168180 reviews from other Blu-ray Players. The alaScore™ for this product is 92/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 12, 2018.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony BDP-S1700


alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Sony BDP-S1700 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the size. The design is also appreciated.

usability, design, size

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDP-S1700 SMART Blu-Ray and DVD Player with Built-In Apps (new for 2016)Sony BDP-S1700 SMART Blu-Ray and DVD Player with Built-In Apps (new for 2016)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Clint DeBoer (

Sony BDP-S1700ES Blu-ray 3D Player First Look


Adding to its high-end 3D capabilities Sony has announced a new entry into its ES line - the BDP-S1700ES 3D Blu-ray player with 802.11n wi-fi, iPhone app, 1080p upconversion, and USB & DLNA support.

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : S21 (

Sony BDP-S1700 review


The Sony BDP-S1700 Blu-Ray player is Sony's entry-level model for 2016, yet it still includes support for the Sony Entertainment network, giving you access to a range of Smart TV services, including the BBC iPlayer, YouTube, Amazon Instant Video,...

Sony BDP-S1700 features include:

Apr, 2016

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Sony BDP-S1700 review

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The Sony BDP-S1700 is Sony's entry-level Blu-ray player. It won't play 3D or 4K ultra-HD discs, but it still has a variety of smart features so that you can access online streaming content. Is this player a great-value option or a cheap dud? We sent it...

Jul, 2016

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The best thing can come in the smallest packages!


Very small footprint but an outstanding set of features packed inside, not sure I'll use all of them but it is nice to know they are there. For now the job of playing BlueRay Discs is done easily, quickly and to the highest quality.

Mar, 2016

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Great bluray sacd player


This is a great player for money, with tons of features, It would be the ultimate player if it had no cons that i listed, even if it was more money. Does not play FLAC.

sounds great, price. sacd & bluray

no balanced outputs for stereo, fixed power cord. No FLAC files

Mar, 2011

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Sony BDP-S1700


Plug & Play set up leads straight through to EasyNet set up - which fails. After calling Sony support, found out that internet access is blocked by default (initial power on and after reset). Having enabled internet access the EasyNetset up still fails...

Sep, 2016

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Good Picture Quality


Very easy to setup. Smooth Streaming Nice Player Compact Best for Smart TV(Not best for 4k or 3D TV because there are other ups calling product) Only one thing, HDMI wire needs to buy separately.

Feb, 2016

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Fantastic and compact player


Called in at Richer Sounds to buy a Panasonic player for my elderly Mum, but the Guys discussed what I needed, and actually recommended a cheaper one. Really pleased with the Sony, great picture, and easy for my Mum to use. I always go back to Richer...

Aug, 2018

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Great features


I purchased this today and only wish to register it at this stage

Aug, 2018

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Good picture, easy to use.


Bought this a couple of weeks ago and very happy with it. Fairly basic model but with a good quality picture and easy to navigate screens. Very happy with it.

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:DTS Neo:6,DTS-HD Master Audio,Dolby TrueHD / DTS-HD,Dolby TrueHD
Built-in audio decoders:DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD


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

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):8.5


Child lock:Y / Yes
Parental Control:Y / Yes
Remote Control Type:RMT-B127P
Screen saving functions: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC,AC3,M4A,MKA,MP3,WAV,WMA
Image formats supported:BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,3GPP,AVC,AVI,M2TS,M4V,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,MPG,MTS

Media Types



Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi:N / No

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes


Playback Modes:Next, Pause, Play, Previous, Shuffle, Slow, Slow forward, Stop
Progressive Scan: No

Ports & interfaces

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


Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):8.5


Card reader integrated:N / No


24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Full HD:Y / Yes
Network streaming: Yes
Supported video modes:1080p
Video upscaling:Y / Yes

Weight & Dimensions