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Sony UBP-X800

alaTest has collected and analyzed 576 reviews of Sony UBP-X800. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the size and reliability. The design and price also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony UBP-X800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Steve May (trustedreviews.com)

Sony UBP-X800

 

The UBP-X800 is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with a difference: it's also a universal audio disc player and a hi-res audio player. Sony may be a tad late to the 4K Blu-ray party, but this triple threat is worth the wait, especially considering its...

Consider the UBP-X800 Blu-ray player a high-end steal.

May, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony UBP-X800 review

 

Sony's first 4K Blu-ray player sets a new benchmark for the money...

Great detail ; Superb sound quality ; Vibrant colours ; Nice build

No support for Dolby Vision

Sony’s first 4K player has set the bar high for the company

May, 2017

Expert review by : Steve May (techradar.com)

Sony UBP-X800 4K UHD Blu-ray player review

 

Great video matched with exceptional audio

Superb 4K UHD Blu-ray picture performance ; 4K Netflix and Amazon onboard ; SACD and DVD-A compatibility ; Hi-Res Audio file playback

No analogue stereo output ; Not Dolby Vision compatible

Sony hits the UHD sweet spot with the UBP-X800 - a brilliant, beautiful 4K UHD player at a sensible price.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony UBP-X800 review: Top-class 4K Blu-ray playback

 

It might cost more than the Xbox One S, but it's quicker, quieter and video quality is superb

Sensational image quality ; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth streaming ; Good selection of apps

Mediocre upsampling ; No support for Dolby Vision

As with most dedicated 4K Blu-ray players there isn’t a huge difference in image quality compared with an Xbox One S, but if getting the very best video out of your expensive 4K TV is what you want, you value the streaming features and you’re willing...

Aug, 2019

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.co.uk)

Sony UBP-X800 review

 

Sony announced its first 4K Blu-ray player in September of 2016, the UBP-X1000 , and while it looked like it was "the business", it was also a sobering $700 (roughly £540 or AU$940). Fast forward six months, though, and the more affordable version is...

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player offers excellent design and oozes a "premium" vibe. Video quality is as good as any player we've tested. It's incredibly fast at loading apps and has some impressive features including Bluetooth streaming.

It can be slow to load 4K discs. Limited number of audio outputs: no optical digital or stereo analog. The player requires a little hands-on fine-tuning to get the most out of music and DVD replay. No Dolby Vision.

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player has impressive build quality and video performance, but the incumbent Samsung is better value.

May, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony UBP-X800 review

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It's rarely a good sign when the first thing you notice about a product is its price, but that's undeniably the case with the Sony UBP-X800 Blu-ray DVD player. Does it have all of the qualities demanded of it to justify the asking price? Or is it...

Apr, 2017

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Sony UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Review

 

Sony's first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player impresses with a superior build quality and superb picture and audio but is there something missing?

Flawless disc playback ; Universal disc support ; Great audio performance ; Good range of apps with 24p support ; Very quiet in use and well-built

No Dolby Vision support ; No analogue outputs ; No display

The may have been late to the party but it was certainly worth the wait with a minimalist design, classy finish and fantastic build quality. The player supports every disc format you can think of, not to mention just about every file format, making it...

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Parker Hall (digitaltrends.com)

Sony UBP-X800 review

 

Slim, sleek design ; Gorgeous 4K, HDR picture ; Top-tier audio, including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X

No Dolby Vision

With the ability to play back any disc in your collection — audio included — with incredible quality, the Sony UBP-X800 is a great centerpiece for your home theater, and it won’t cost you an arm and a leg to get it.

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com)

Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player review: Premium vibes

 

The UBP-X800 has impressive build quality and video performance, but the cheaper Sony offers a better deal.

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player offers excellent design and oozes a "premium" vibe. Video quality is as good as any player we've tested. It's incredibly fast at loading apps and has some impressive features including Bluetooth streaming.

It can be slow to load 4K discs. Limited number of audio outputs: no optical digital or stereo analog. The player requires a little hands-on fine-tuning to get the most out of music and DVD replay. No Dolby Vision. Sony's X700 is cheaper and has Dolby...

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player has impressive build quality and video performance, but the cheaper Sony offers a better deal.

May, 2018

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com.au)

Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player review: Premium vibes

 

The UBP-X800 has impressive build quality and video performance, but the cheaper Sony offers a better deal.

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player offers excellent design and oozes a "premium" vibe. Video quality is as good as any player we've tested. It's incredibly fast at loading apps and has some impressive features including Bluetooth streaming.

It can be slow to load 4K discs. Limited number of audio outputs: no optical digital or stereo analog. The player requires a little hands-on fine-tuning to get the most out of music and DVD replay. No Dolby Vision. Sony's X700 is cheaper and has Dolby...

The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player has impressive build quality and video performance, but the cheaper Sony offers a better deal.

May, 2018

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