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Sony BDV-N5200

Sony BDV-N5200
alaScore 89

340 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 340 reviews of Sony BDV-N5200. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony BDV-N5200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Sony BDV-N5200 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on People are impressed by the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the size and reliability.

price, usability, design

reliability, size

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDV-N5200W 5.1 Channel Home Cinema System with S-Master Digital Amplifier (Blue-Ray, 3D, Clear Audio Plus, DLNA, Wi-Fi and NFC)Sony BDV-N5200W 5.1 Channel Home Cinema System with S-Master Digital Amplifier (Blue-Ray, 3D, Clear Audio Plus, DLNA, Wi-Fi and NFC)

Jul, 2018

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Sony BDV-N5200W review


Best cinema system, Awards 2014. A well-featured package that delivers an exciting and convenient home cinema performance for a great price – Sony's on to a winner

Great surround performance Crisp, clear and detailed sound Subtle and big-scaled dynamics Punchy and energetic Clean picture with rich and natural colours Excellent features set Compact speaker design Easy to set up

Slight hardness to the sound at times

There’s little this Sony BDV-N5200W can’t do. As a home cinema system, it’s as tidy and convenient as it can get. And you don’t have to cash in your life savings either – £500 is a fantastic deal for what you’re getting. You could spend just as much on...

Oct, 2014

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Sony BDV-N5200W review

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The Sony BDV-N5200 is a home cinema system with plenty of features to play with, including smart TV, 3D Blu-ray and even 4K playback. It's not the cheapest home cinema system on the market, so does it justify its price tag? We took it to our lab to...

May, 2014

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Seround sound


Rey happy with my purchase very good system would recommend it

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

Sony Sound System


I bought this to replace an LG product from 2003! It was harder to set up, much quieter than expected with poorer sound quality. The "wireless" rear speakers require a mains supplied satellite amp.

Jun, 2018

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Not as good as you would think for a Sony product


Very dissatisfied with this 1 not as loud/powerful as advertised ( my old Sony 361 is far louder 2 doesn't upscale normal DVD in fact it makes them look like pirate copies

May, 2018

Consumer review (

Great sound


Bought this given it had been given Best Buy status by Which. I agree with their report including being disappointed by the digital only version of the manual. Also the rear speakers aren't really wireless but connect by wires to a shared amp. You...

May, 2018

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Quality system


Re4cently bought to replace an older but very good cinema system and overall v pleased with sound quality volume and dvd/bluray. especially playing thru new Bravia TV . Only minor niggle - shame the wired front speakers (and the wiring on wireless rear...

Apr, 2018

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Easy to set up


So pleased I settled for this purchase.Easy to set up.sound is pretty good too.

Apr, 2018

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very good unit


got this about a week ago unit seems very clear and simple to use no real problems with it may take wile between switches but no problem and both remotes work we using it with a Samsung

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (

Great bit of kit


Bought this last week easy set up all linked looks smart sound amazing . Although might have the neighbours knocking on to turn it down ha ha

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Andrew Caldwell
Audio formats supported:Y
Audio output channels:7.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
DLNA certified:Y

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive:N

Management features

Sleep timer:Y


Near Field Communication (NFC):Y

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD, BD-R, BD-RE, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Optical disc player type:Blu-Ray player
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, CD audio, CD video, DVD audio, DVD video

Packaging Content

Warranty card:Y

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI Out:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


FM radio:Y
Preset stations quantity:20
Radio Data System (RDS):Y
Supported radio bands:AM, FM

Satellite speakers

Wireless satellite speakers:Y

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black
SACD playback:Y
Sound modes:
Supported file systems:FAT32, NTFS
Video Playback:Y
Wireless Connection:Y
Wireless speaker ready:Y


3D: Yes
3D compatibility:Y
Video upscaling:Y