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Sony BDP-S1700

Sony BDP-S1700
alaScore 92

265 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 265 reviews of Sony BDP-S1700. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The price and size are also mentioned favorably.

usability, size, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Sony BDP-S1700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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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 Blu-ray Players on Reviews about the size and design are on the whole positive.

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, 2017

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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

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

Consumer review by: nannancy (

Great price for quality machine


Bought this as a present for my grandson. Excellent value for money and very efficient delivery of item to local Tesco store.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: bri (

Easy to use


easy to use and setup, looks smart, could do with more apps but all in all a good buy

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Angie (

Blue ray DVD player More than I bargained for


Best Buy for a DVD player compact, and more on it than I realised. A great price for a good buy.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: A J C (

More than I bargained for


I bought this recently and found there is more to it than I realised a great bargain. Very pleased with it.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: A J C (

More than I bargained for


I bought this recently and found there is more to it than I realised a great bargain. Very pleased with it.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Rog (

Sony bluray


"Excellent piece of kit, that is so much smaller than the old DVD player it is replacing. Simple to install,use and looks good. Only draw back is a HDMI cable is not included. Otherwise very pleased."

Quiet; Ease to use; Good build quality; Value for money; Looks good

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Newton (

Good value


I recently bought the above product ,easy to to use,and set up.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: 1974bennyboy (

Great price and great blu Ray player


Purchased this to replace my worn out Blu-ray player and was astonished at the price of this little unit. Easy to set up and get playing Blu rays although I had to juggle around with the sound on my TV/sound bar to get it spot on as there was a slight...

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:DTS Neo:6,DTS-HD Master Audio,Dolby TrueHD / DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD


Colour of product:Black
Device Type:Blu-Ray player


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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:19.4 / 194
Height :3.9 / 39
Width:23 / 230