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Sony BDP-S4200 review

 Review: November 2014  
 

Rating: 4 stars

In a nutshell: The Sony BDP-S4200 adds 3D capability to the S1200, and is a decent, but fairly basic Blu-Ray player with Smart TV functionality.



 

Design & looks

Sony's 2014 range of Blu-Ray players have a distinctive, slim, "sense of quartz" design that matches Sony's TV range. For added convenience, the S4200 has a super quick start and can boot-up in less than a second.

Playback

This player is a step up from the entry-level model and supports 3D playback. It will also upscale DVDs to full 1080p HD. It includes support for 16-bit deep color and 24p playback. It also plays audio CDs. 

Sony Entertainment Network

The Sony Entertainment Network gives you internet access to online movies, catch-up TV, music and YouTube videos.

You can download the TV SideView app to use your compatible smartphone or tablet as a remote control.

Connectivity

The player connects to a HD Ready TV via HDMI and there's a coaxial audio output for connecting to an external speaker system.

A USB port lets you plug in a USB drive and access music, photos or videos on your TV. It's DLNA certified too, so you can connect it to a compatible PC to play content on the big screen.

For internet access, you must use the ethernet cable, as there is no built-in Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi option.

Conclusion

The Sony BDP-S4200 gives you 3D playback and full HD upscaling for a reaonable price of £70. Smart TV is available via ethernet, but it's missing a Wi-Fi connection.


Sony BDP-S4200 features include:

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Reviewed by David from Uk on 2nd Apr 2015
The most useless player i have ever had to use , would never have bought it if i new seems imposible to get the ciao to play no display on it can tell if it works just a chrap light on the power button
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