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Sony BDV-E780W

Sony BDV-E780W
alaScore 81

350 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 350 reviews of Sony BDV-E780W. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price also gets good feedback. Many are critical about the size and reliability.

usability, price, design

reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony BDV-E780W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony BDV-E780W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 220 user reviews of Sony BDV-E780W from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the design and reliability.

usability, price

reliability, design

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDV-E780W Blu-Ray Disc Player Home Entertainment System (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sony BDV-E780W Blu-Ray Disc Player Home Entertainment System (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

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Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Sergio (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

Wireless rear speaker Built in Wi-Fi 2 HDMI Internet vídeo

Nothing at all

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Behrooz (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

Affordable, great quality, latest technology. The wireless rear speakers work a treat! Just need some stands for them now!

Certain things about the UI could be improved, apart from that it's great!

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Behrooz (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

Affordable, great quality, latest technology. The wireless rear speakers work a treat! Just need some stands for them now

Certain things about the UI could be improved, apart from that it's great

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Chris (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

Outstanding BluRay picture quality when paired with my Sony TV. I was also pleased with the 3D picture which I had been dying to try out. Set up was relatively easy, though initially juggling between TV, set-top box and the Player were a little...

The system is sometimes slow to register with the TV which can take up to 30 seconds before activating sound.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: maurice (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

Nice design Good sound quality

sync needs to be improved as i have a sony bravia kdl-37ex72 and Sony BDV-E780W blu ray system when you switch on from the tv remote sound does not come on throgh the surround system to get it to work you have to play a dvd then chose tv then it works...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: donna (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

excel all rounder thk u

none

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Brian (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

Sound effects

Unless you start off by playing a DVD/CD the unit can take several minutes to produce sound for Radio/Sky/Tv inputes

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Samuel (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

Works well with my Sony Bravia TV. Great surround sound effect Upscaling of DVD to almost BluRay quality iPhone remote Quick load and play with BluRay Youtube, channel 5, BBC I player and lovefilm work perfectly with player Sony entertainment network...

Only one bad point - takes a few minutes to wake up from the sleep mode. But worth it when it comes to life.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Richard (reevoo.com)

Sony BDVE780W

 

How easy it was to set up and balance the speakers

No headphone socket. No rear speaker connections on the main unit

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby TrueHD, DSD, DTS, DTS-ES (Discrete 6.1), DTS-ES (Matrix 6.1), DTS-HD / Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-ES (Discrete 6.1), DTS-ES (Matrix 6.1)
Audio output channels:5.1
RMS rated power:1000

Front speakers

Front speaker type:2-way

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive: No

Management features

Sleep timer: Yes

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD-R, DVD / DVD
Number of Discs:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-Ray player / DVD Player

Other features

HDMI: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:2
LED indicators: Yes
Speakers:2 way

Packaging Content

Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
FM antenna: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

Auto power off: Yes
Power Consumption (Standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):130

Radio

FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:20
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
RDS features:EON, PS, PTY
Supported radio bands:FM

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Subwoofer

Subwoofer Type:Active
Wireless Subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod
Colour of product:Black
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG, PNG
Karaoke: No
USB direct playback: Yes
Wireless speaker ready: Yes

TV tuner

TV tuner integrated: No

Video

3D: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Video formats supported:MKV, MP4, MPEG4 / MP4, MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):315 x 53 x 59 / 315 x 59 x 53
Center speaker weight:400
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):106 x 107 x 325 / 106 x 325 x 107
Front speaker weight:800
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):430 x 320 x 75 / 430 x 75 x 320
Main unit weight:4.1
Receiver dimensions (WxDxH):430 x 333 x 75
Receiver weight:4.1
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):96 x 96 x 245
Satellite speaker weight:600
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):413 x 215 x 340 / 415 x 340 x 215
Subwoofer weight:7.8