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Sony BDP-S1700

Sony BDP-S1700
alaScore 92

343 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 343 reviews of Sony BDP-S1700. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The price and size also get good feedback.

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 Reviewers really like the size. The design is also mentioned favorably.

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)

Jul, 2018

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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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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

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Perfect for my needs


Bought this this past spring and I love the fact I can get Netflix and other streaming apps as well as blu-ray dads to watch

Jul, 2018

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Blue Heaven


Caught up with the 21st century with a Blu-Ray DVD. Excellent!

Jul, 2018

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Most helpful retailer


I needed to replace a DVD player. I received excellent advice from Richer sounds, as I always do, and am very pleased with my purchase.

Jun, 2018

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Wagner in my sittingvroom


It's fine. Just what I always should have had. I got it in order to watch Wagner's Ring Cycle (stopping and starting and studying) before I see it for real in October. It sometimes suddenly loses the picture and Samsung bounces across the screen at...

Jun, 2018

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Very good product


I received this as a gift last Christmas and love it.

May, 2018

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Blu-ray here I come


Haven't had this facility before so Ongoing to have to beg, borrow or buy a few so that I get the full benefit of this very reasonably priced appliance.

May, 2018

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Great little unit


Very happy with this player. It's compact but feature packed with a pin sharp picture and great sound, also loads discs faster than my old player which is a bonus. I doubt you'd get better for the price.

May, 2018

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Great looks. Great sound. Easy setup.


Used this to replace a traditional stereo and tv setup. More than happy. Very discrete looks but big sound.

Apr, 2018

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