Rated 5 out of 5 by DiDahDit Easy to Set-Up, Easy to Use: Flawless!
Installation: Unbox, connect HDMI, connect power, turn on, follow on-screen instructions. (Tip: First thing you should do is update the software during set-up of any electronics; this Blu-Ray updated in under 2 minutes.) I use password-protected WiFi; all I had to do was input my network name and password when prompted. From the time I opened the box to the time I was online was well under 20 minutes.
Sony Entertainment Network: I got this to access and share YouTube with visitors on TV. Neither the box nor the online reviews prepared me for the large number and variety of services offered!
Miracast: I have a Droid Razr Mini Android phone. The Sony Blu-Ray "mirror" function works flawlessly with my phone.
"Quickstart Feature": I had to turn this feature off to use the automatic function of an HDMI hub/switcher. With Quickstart, you're ready to use it in 2 seconds; without Quickstart, you're ready within 6 seconds, which is still faster than I can grab another remote (for the HDMI hub).
Durability? I've only had this for a month. However, I've got a Sony radio and a Sony Vaio laptop, both of which are still working perfectly despite being over 16 years old. I assume
August 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by revik Does exactly what I wanted it to do.
My previous Blu-ray disc player was equipped with Wi-Fi but was unreliable at best. This basic player (meaning that it doesn't have 3D capability like most every top of the line offering) is excellent at streaming over a Wi-Fi connection. Also has a feature that allows Blu-ray discs to load MUCH faster than my other two current players. I like it. Does all of the normal disc playing functions well with an abundance of supportive features. There is no panel display so you really have to count on the remote and the on-screen displays to operate.
July 16, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by edwardsk14 Terrible
Absolutely terrible. Bought this to replace outdated player for better streaming connection to Netflix. Connection was either non-existent or super slow - playing 1 minute and then buffering for 10. Spent over 5 hours making adjustments based on Sony site, forums, etc. and finally gave up and put back the 6 year old player that I had intended for this to replace.
August 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by geoffhaber Upgrade Purchase
I bought this to upgrade from my Sony BDPS360 for the WIFI feature. I don't care about streaming from the net, but use it to access movie and music files on my computer which is upstairs and the TV is not. Also love that I can load up a flash drive with enough music or video to play all day in the back round. I have had no problems with this unit, installation took a couple of minutes and the unit performed perfectly.
May 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by jemiller2 Good Player - A lot of features
I purchased this player to replace a PS3 player that just died and was unable to play disks. I must say I am quite happy with the quality of the picture and speed of this device. Even the DVD upscaling is quite good as well.
One note, I could not see a picture at all using one of my old HDMI cables. I swapped HDMI cables with a newer one and it worked. I wish Sony put some sort of bold printed note about this in their manual. I was scratching my head for some time trying to figure out what was wrong.
Because of this I can only at best give this product a 4 star rating.
April 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hank05 great player
Was in need of a new DVD player. After reading reviews, I decided on the Sony Blu-ray player with Wi-Fi. I'm glad I did. I am 78 years old, hate complicated setups of new gadgets,many reviews stated the easy setup, indeed it was like a breeze.
July 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by safetyman Easy to set up and use
The player was the easiest setup I've encountered. Just plug it in and connect to your wi-fi and it's ready to go. I watch Amazon and Netflix all the time with no problems.
Nice small size and easy to place in your setup.
July 16, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by wcoon ok purchase
SONY blue-ray disc players are ok. They are not great. When you play discs, blue-ray or regular, they stop playing in random spots. This, I've found, is inherent in all of the SONY blue-ray disc players I've owned. I have a SONY TV and a SONY amp. I bought the SONY blue-ray for the compatibility with the other components. But, for the price I paid for the machine, I guess it works well.
August 20, 2014