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Sony UBP X1000ES

Sony UBP X1000ES
alaScore 94

7 reviews

Apr, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Sony UBP X1000ES. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and noise are generally positive. The size and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the price.

usability, image quality, size, noise, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony UBP X1000ES is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Steve May (

Sony UBP-X1000ES Ultra HD Blu-ray player review


Will lightening strike twice for Sony's second UHD player?

Excellent 4K UHD picture performance ; Accomplished audio player, with universal disc support ; Premium build-quality ; Solid collection of streaming services

No Dolby Vision support ; Lacks MQA file playback ; Cheaper UBP-X800 is the better value buy

Offering superb video and musicality, this high-end Sony is a star performer. But sans Dolby Vision, it seems feature-lite at this end of the UHD player market...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Sony UBP-X1000ES review


Sony's premium 4K Blu-ray player flexes its muscles...

Superb insight ; Impressive handling of colour ; Great sound quality

No Dolby Vision

Sony’s top-end player provides a standout performance that’s tough to beat

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (

Sony finally has a 4K Blu-ray player, but it's not what we hoped for


In August Microsoft said it was supporting 4K Blu-ray discs in its revitalized Xbox One S game console. To follow suit, rival Sony was expected to announce its new PlayStation 4 Pro would also support the new hi-res format -- one which it had also...

Sep, 2016

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Sony UBP-X1000ES Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Review


Sony's latest 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player – the UBP-X1000ES – adds a display and more outputs but does it do enough to justify the higher price tag?

Universal disc support ; Superb disc playback ; Excellent audio performance ; Good range of features ; Front panel display ; Analogue outputs ; Very quiet in use and well-built

No Dolby Vision support ; No multichannel analogue outputs ; Very expensive

The Sony UBP-X1000ES is a perfectly good 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player that delivers a flawless performance as far as playback is concerned. Whether you're watching UHD Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, regular Blu-ray or good old-fashioned DVD, it can deliver a...

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