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Sony BDPS470B 3D Ready Blu-ray Disc Player with Full HD 1080P

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  • Watch and listen to content in full HD 1080P thanks to Blu-ray Disc™
  • Watch DVDs in near HD 1080p quality with DVD upscaling
  • In-built 3D technology for, amazingly real, High Definition, next generation viewing
  • Access YouTube™ and BBC iPlayer using BRAVIA® Internet Video

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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 43 x 3.6 cm ; 2 Kg
  • Boxed-product Weight: 2.9 Kg
  • Item model number: BDPS470B.CEK
  • ASIN: B003G0K5BA
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 8 April 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 69,869 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Product Description

Introducing Sony's first 3D Ready Blu-ray Disc Player. Taking hi-def home entertainment to a new level, Sony's BDPS470 also provides high definition audio decoding for an unbeatable movie experience. The player's 1080p upscaling feature even brings your existing DVD collection to near hi-def quality. Thanks to the player's internet connectivity (Ethernet and wi-fi ready), you can also enjoy many features like BRAVIA Internet Video Link, BD Live, and firmware upgrades. Better yet, the player is capable of re...

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Slot in a Blu-ray™ disc and sit back and enjoy the HD experience View larger

Sony BDPS470B Blu-ray Disc Player with Built-in 3D Technology
Be ready for the 3D home entertainment revolution with the S470 Blu-ray Disc™ player. Sony has added 3D capability onto its highly acclaimed BDP-S370 making BDP-S470 a next generation Blu-Ray player. Enjoy Blu-ray Disc™ movies in Full HD1080p quality and your existing DVD collection in near HD quality thanks to the player's upscale functionality and HDMI™ connection. And you won't be left behind when home entertainment turns 3D because the S470 is a fully capable 3D Blu-ray player out of the box, compatible with any 3D enabled TV. The S470 also features BRAVIA® Internet Video allowing you to access movies, TV shows, and music from YouTube™, BBC iPlayer and more. Connect via the Ethernet connection or the optional wireless adaptor (sold separately) to get online without the need for another cable. Want to connect your PC or flash drive to enjoy your photos and films on your TV? The player's USB input makes sharing content from other sources easy. You can even use your iPhone® or iPod touch® as a remote control for the S470 by downloading the free BD Remote app.

Get Ready for 3D
Replicate the cinema experience in your living room. Watch the latest cutting-edge 3D movie thanks to its Full HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ player. Connect to your 3D TV, put on the special Active Shutter glasses and you'll be taken straight into amazingly real, High Definition, detailed scenes which jump out of the screen towards you. Not only BDP-S470 works with Sony's 3D Bravia TV, it works with any 3D TV from any brand.

Explore a new world of entertainment
Bravia Internet Video lets you stream a wide variety of movies, TV episodes, videos and music from a large selection of entertainment apps and websites including YouTube™ and BBC iPlayer. Connect using an Ethernet cable or take advantage of the S470's WLAN functionality to avoid the clutter of wires – just add a Sony USB WIFI dongle (available separately) and link up to your wireless network at the touch of a button.

Watch and listen in Full HD 1080P
Blu-ray is the clearest, most realistic video format to date, giving you images so sharp you can pick out every detail and crystal clear sound that makes you feel part of the world on screen. With Blu-ray you get five times the picture quality and ten times the sound quality of DVD, providing a powerful movie experience for all your senses. See colours come to life in 1080p resolution and experience the bangs, crashes and rumbles as if you were there with the latest multi-channel HD sound technology from Dolby®.

Watch the best of the internet with Bravia Internet Video View larger

Watch your DVDs in near HD quality too
It's not just Blu-ray Disc™ movies that look brilliant with the S470. You can also marvel at your DVD collection in near HD 1080 quality thanks to Precision Cinema DVD Upscale technology which gets sharper, more detailed images from DVDs and makes revisiting your favourites a real pleasure.

Your photos and films on the big screen
Want to see your photos and videos on the big screen? Simply connect your digital camera or storage device to your S470 via the USB port at the front. The S470 also supports a large range of files types including DivX HD and MKV format, making it easier than ever to share personal entertainment from all over the home.

Super-fast operation
This player takes just three seconds to boot up, two seconds for the tray to eject and boasts super-fast disc loading time so you won't be kept waiting when you want to watch a movie. The Xross Media Bar (XMB) graphic user interface from Sony also means you can operate every part of your home cinema system easily from one place.

Enjoy over 2 million pixels with the HD ready 1080p technology for the best picture possible View larger

24p True Cinema technology for films as the director intended
With 24p True Cinema technology you can sit back and enjoy movies exactly as the director filmed them. Until now, if you watched a movie at home you'd see it played back slightly faster than at the cinema because standard TVs deliver images at 25 frames a second. Select 24p True Cinema for a more authentic movie experience.

Better connected
If you own a BRAVIA TV from Sony you'll be able to control your entire home cinema set-up with just one click of the TV remote, thanks to BRAVIA Sync. Use an HDMI™ cable to connect your devices for the best possible transfer of high-quality picture and sound.

Beautiful design
The S470 is part of a new range of Sony products which feature the new Monolithic Design concept. A blend of high-quality materials creates a beautiful finish, bringing elegant style to your living room. The minimalist look is designed to match the latest TVs and other home entertainment products from Sony.

Use your iPhone® or iPod touch® as a remote control
Turn your iPhone® or iPod touch® into a remote. With the free BD remote app you can operate and control your Blu-ray Disc Player as well as access detailed movie information like cast, director, genre and more.

Choosing the right Sony Bu-ray Player for you
More than a Blu-ray player, the range starts with the BDPS370 which is packed with great technology such as catch-up TV, front USB, quick start (the list goes on). Building on the BDPS370, next in the range is the BDPS470 which allows you to play next-generation 3D movies. 2010's flagship product from Sony, available from June, is the BDPS570 which combines all the innovative technology of the BDPS470 with integrated WiFi to wirelessly connect to your home network, along with a more premium design. Finally, why not consider maximising the enjoyment from Blu-ray by adding in the surround sound experience. Sony's Blu-ray Home Theatre range starts with the BDVE370.

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Mr. John Gardner on 22 Sept. 2010
I brought this unit to replace my old Samsung, and what a diffrence this player is it loads the disc much quicker than the samsung picture quality is excellent and the online features are a bonus, the unit look great very sleek, as I am a person who likes to find out how to use new things without reading the manual first the unit is easy to setup and easy to understand what the diffrent buttons do, the unit is excellent value for what the player delivers, I would recommend this to my family if they were in the market of one.
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24 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Kif on 6 July 2010
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I've taken a gamble and an investment on the future that 3D tech will take off as currently I do not own anything larger than a 22inch monitor.

The unit itself comes fairly standard, the power cable is connected to the base, it comes with a remote and batteries and some instructions. Assembly is straight forward, however, if your TV / monitor's native resolution is not able to cope with 1080p you may end up with a black screen like I did.

The instructions are very clear and in this instance were able to help straight away in telling me how to adjust the setting manually without a display to follow. It's working at 720p via an HDMI to DVI cable perfectly happily on my monitor and bluray looks stunning. I cant say there's a vast improvement on DVD's but maybe the DVD software on my PC has upscaling too. I've tested some other formats and it seems to cope well with the usual XVid / DivX type avi.

The interface is easy to navigate, it can be a bit slow to respond at times though there seems to be a method to speed it up in the menus at the expense of extra fan usage. It's quiet the unit is closer to me than my speakers and I can't hear it when a movie is playing. The I/O options are varied and useful for people like myself who have filled up virtually every slot this thing uses my last coax connection.

The build quality is a little flimsy and the remote is quite bulky but aesthetics don't bother me so much as it's hidden away.

BUT the big big issue for me is not so much a blemish on the device and more on Sony's tactics.
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46 of 49 people found the following review helpful By JKG on 13 July 2010
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Right off the bat I'm going to tell you this Blu Ray player is superb. I've owned a PS3 since launch day, and, up until now, have used that for my HD movie experience. Lately, the noise of the onboard fan has been annoying me. With also using the PS3 as my media server and for occasional gaming, I thought it was time to lessen the load and opt for a standalone HD player. After a lot of to and fro, I finally decided to opt for this player here. I have to admit, access to iPlayer HD and LoveFilm (as I have an unlimited account there already) was a factor.

Ok, there's no in-built Wi-Fi, contrary to what another reviewer has stated. There's a Lan port which you can plug a cable into or a USB slot you can use to upgrade the player with a seperate Sony dongle to turn it Wi-Fi. Since I already have a cable running all the way into the living room, spending an extra £50 for the next model up just for wi-fi seemed a bit silly.

As soon as the player's connected you're prompted to update. Once that's done (all automatically) the player can stream most types of media files from a PC or laptop. It's outstanding at this. A lot of people find MKV's don't stream. I found this as well, despite them being encoded in H264, a codec this blu ray does support. I found that if I changed an H264 encoded MKV to an .mpg extension, suddenly the player could see and stream it, smooth as silk.

Internet streaming is flawless, and gaining access to your LoveFilm account couldn't be easier. With over 3,000 films to watch online as part of an unlimited subscription package, opting for this player becomes a no-brainer. YouTube is also a lot of fun. On top of iPlayer, there's also support for channel 5's catch-up service. Quality is as good as the over air transmission.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By karl wright on 26 Aug. 2010
I was looking for a 3D Blu Ray Player! Because of the low price I found on the Sony BDP-S470. The description is that it is capable of 3D for a software update! Nowhere could I find information about when this update will be provided! I bought anyway, and lo and behold: The update already exists and works great! Super 3D images with a super price!

I can recommend this unit highly!

I use this with the Samsung LE40C750.
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39 of 43 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 8 May 2010
When I came to buy a Blu-Ray player a couple of weeks ago and started researching I quickly realised that I didn't know anything about them anymore. The latest generation of players are basically media streamers that happen to have a Blu-Ray drive mounted in them. This Sony player is a great example.

Out of the box the first thing you notice is it's size and weight. It is a very small item front-to-back and heightwise and weighs very little. The build quality is OK. It looks fine but very plasticy and attracts dust very easily due to static build up. It's a standard width and looks nice under my Sky HD box (if a bit buried).

On startup (which is very quick indeed, a couple of seconds) a wizard-type easy setup guides you through the video and audio connection options. It also immediately connected to the internet and ran a firmware update. The user interface is attractive, easy to use and very responsive. I've read reviews of earlier players being slow to start and to load discs and this is neither, being comparable to a DVD player, even when loading a Blu-Ray.

The internet connection elements are well presented, divided into audio services (radio), video (YouTube, BBC iPlayer...) and picture (nothing yet). It takes USB and disc stored files as well and let's you browse and play these in the same way. Since I got the player a week ago several new services have been added such as Channel 5's catch-up service so I have high hopes for the future. It also plays most formats of file copied from a computer to USB or DVD local storage. MKV support is very strong and I haven't found one yet that it doesn't like.

As of today (10th June) the DLNA support has just been released.
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