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Sony BDP-S1700

Sony BDP-S1700
alaScore 92

292 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 292 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 reviews.

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 are impressed by 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)

Mar, 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

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

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Neat Blu-ray player


Bought for elderly relative who didn't know what a Blu-ray was and wanted a DVD player. Easy to connect and use and great picture quality!

Mar, 2018

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Simple but effective


Very happy with this Blu-Ray player. My old Sony was taking a long time to load up and was starting to skip. This was a cheap and cheerful replacement but does everything I need - plays discs, USB playback, upscales DVDs, optional apps, small casing....

Mar, 2018

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blu ray


Great blu ray / dvd player fits nice on top of sky box

Feb, 2018

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Compact Blu-Ray/DVD player


Excellent product for the price, packed with features and well made.

Feb, 2018

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Is just the size which fitted in easily


I am very pleased that I bought this product it is modern

Feb, 2018

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Simple but effective


A small no-nonense box that does all it needs to do. Simple to use. Good value too.

Feb, 2018

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That’s no smart player :(


Where is the Smart player? No WIFI. Pre determined apps. No Tinternet explorer?? WHAT is going on. Very disappointed and misleading Sony. I am not happy at all :( First line of the of the ‘read up' states:- ‘Thanks to a multi-antenna design (all tucked...

Feb, 2018

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Neat Little Unit


Bought this to go with new Sony Bravia TV. Couldn't be more pleased. It is small and neat, sits in the cupboard under the TV and so easy to use. Replay quality is excellent.

Jan, 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