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Sony Smart 3D BDPS490 Blu-ray Player (Old model)

by Sony

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  • Amazon Instant Video Compatible
  • Full HD and 3D with access to the Sony Entertainment Network, PC streaming, 2 x USB and Quickstart
  • Experience 2D and 3D movies in Full HD including DVD
  • Stream on-demand films, catch-up TV and music

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Product details

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  • Product Dimensions: 19.9 x 43 x 4.2 cm ; 1.5 Kg
  • Boxed-product Weight: 2.2 Kg
  • Item model number: BDPS490B.CEK
  • ASIN: B007LKG6Z0
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 13 Mar 2012
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 26,433 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

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Product Description

Be part of the action

Dim the lights, put on your 3D glasses and lose yourself in the Full HD 3D experience. Whether it’s a 3D or 2D Blu-ray Disc movie, a DVD box set or a video streamed from the Internet, this is entertainment at its magical, immersive best.

Overview

Enhanced picture quality, even with Internet video
Enhanced picture quality, even with Internet video

For a picture that really sucks you into the action watch 2D and 3D Blu-ray Discs and DVDs in Full HD with authentic colour and micro-sharp detail. If you love online video, our suite of picture technologies enhances web video for amazingly smooth image reproduction and subtle colour gradation, sharpening every pixel.

Take a journey into a world of online entertainment
Take a journey into a world of online entertainment

Come to the end of your film library? In the Sony Entertainment Network the only limit is your imagination – it’s streaming HD movies, millions of songs you can play around your home, your favourite TV channels, a web browser and apps for weather, news, games and more.

Easy, practical and great fun to use
Easy, practical and great fun to use

Every detail is designed to make life easy for you. Change settings quickly though our intuitive menu system. Wirelessly connect smartphones or tablets to use as a remote control.

Features

Be part of the action in 3D - Take your movie experience to the next level in 3D.

Picture that’s 5x better than DVD - See every colour and shade in fine detail that’s 5x sharper than DVD.

DVDs look closer to HD - Give your old movies a new lease of life –
our Blu-ray Disc Players not only play DVDs but also upscale them to near HD quality.

See online movies in cinema quality - Online movies and YouTube clips get a boost in quality making them clearer and more enjoyable on a big screen.

Apps for games, sport, news and more - Get apps for the weather, news updates and online games through the Sony Entertainment Network.

Share music and movies wirelessly - Stream photos, TV shows and other media from your PC or laptop

Access content through USB - Two USB ports let you play music, movies and photos directly from a memory stick or hard disc drive.

Find what you need faster with simple navigation - Our menu uses intuitive icons and an easy to follow 'tree' system.

Cut the clutter, go wireless - For a clutter-free wireless experience, just connect the USB Wireless LAN adaptor

Use your smartphone as a remote control - Download the Media Remote app and use your iPhone, Android phone or tablet as a remote control or a mouse for browsing the web.

Show pictures from your smartphone on the big screen - Set free music, photos and videos stored on your smartphone or tablet. Wirelessly ‘Push’ content between devices and see it properly on your TV.

Send web pages from your smartphone to your TV - Browse the web and ‘throw’ the page you’re looking at to your smartphone or tablet – then send it back to the big screen.

Get information on movies and music - Looking for the director or songwriter's name? Find out more about movies or music at the touch of a button.

Surf the web through your TV - Head online to browse text and picture-based Internet pages through your TV.

Get straight into the movie - No more long disc loading times, get straight into the action with Quickstart.

Environmental Info
Our Blu-ray players are packed with the latest technology for maximum performance and minimal environmental impact
  • The system on chip technology enables a significantly improved power efficiency while maintaining excellent picture and sound quality.
  • The new integrated circuits cuts energy consumption.
  • A dramatically smaller product reduces packaging and cuts CO2 during shipping.

Box Contains

  • Remote control
  • AA battery

  • Customer Questions & Answers

    Customer Reviews

    4.1 out of 5 stars

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By G. M. Denison on 20 Nov 2012
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    I have spent months reading reviews on blu ray players with 3D with the front runner ending up as the BDPS790 until I read a review by Alan which seemed to make sense (he recommended getting this model if you didn't need Skype or 4K up scaling). It seemed pointless paying more for extras I did not require.

    I am so pleased with this purchase. I have watched standard blu ray, 3D blu ray and DVD films and the picture quality is outstanding in all. The style of the player is slim and sleek, setup was so easy with wifi included. I already had the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) with my TV but if you haven't got it you will get Lovefilm, BBC iPlayer, YouTube plus many others.

    This is a great 3D Blu Ray player, looks sleek and performs exceptionally.
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    72 of 77 people found the following review helpful By M.M VINE VOICE on 9 Jun 2012
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    Having already released the cheaper S490 version without Wi-Fi, Sony has finally released the new S590 that includes built-in Wi-Fi. Obviously many newer TVs (especially those built for 3D) do come with built in Wi-Fi so this purchase would be for those without this feature in their TV.

    Sony include a number of nice online features including on demand TV services (BBC Iplayer, 5 On demand) and also allow instant access to Netflix and Lovefilm. As well as these monthly rental subscription services there's also Sony's Entertainment Network where you can see TV shows, rent individual films etc. It's a good package and makes it extremely easy to rent films in HD, and far better than Sky's Box Office where the picture quality of a lot of their films are very subpar.

    The box itself is nice and slim and will slot into the smallest of spaces on your shelf. It's lightweight but not in a cheap way. Setup is about as easy as it gets, about five clicks on the remote have you setup, connected to the internet and ready to go. Functioning is fast and there's even an option to speed up operation (although it does consume more power). The player includes a USB port for digital cameras etc and can connect to computers for sharing.

    Blu-ray comes through crisp and clear without any performance problems. 3D is handled very well and again there were no performance problems, frame-rate issues or scanning. Sound is again very well produced with no problems whatsoever. Please remember you will have to buy a high-speed HDMI cable for this player as we still aren't at a point where these things are included with the package. Sony's active shutter glasses are still at a high price for even the cheaper models, you can see my reviews on them if you wish.

    Overall thoroughly recommended for those that want the complete package with their 3D players.
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    36 of 39 people found the following review helpful By C. Gould on 9 Nov 2012
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    I've been the proud owner of a third generation Sony BDP S-550 for around four years now, but recently it's started to exhibit a few minor problems; things like locking up with certain discs after extended use and issues with some or the more complex BDs out there. I was also keen to add media streaming capabilities in the living room without having to cart the PS3 between rooms each time. After demoing a few players at my local independent store I narrowed things down to the Panasonic DMP BDT220 and this, the Sony BDP S-590. In the end I plumped for the Sony for the following reasons:

    Disc playback: I took a couple of known `trouble' discs with me to test, fully expecting the Panasonic to have no problems with them - I was wrong. While it didn't lock up like my old S-550, the picture did break up, pixelate and skip. I tried the S-590 and it played over the problem area like it wasn't there. This was a great surprise given that this particular disc locked up my old player and my PS3, but also because even my Toshiba deck in the bedroom - known for its speed - exhibits a slight glitch when it passes over the defective area. The S-590 was flawless, so Sony has clearly made strides in this area in the last few years. It also played another disc (the one that prompted this purchase by locking up my S-550) without incident. Images looked every bit as good as every other player I've seen when set to the standard setting (let's face it, most BD players offer the same visual quality) and audio bitstreamed to my amp without issue. I usually don't use on-board decoding, but I performed a quick test and the player mixed both primary and secondary audio and output the result as multi-channel LPCM to my AVR, so it's doing what it should.
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    40 of 44 people found the following review helpful By S. Towler on 13 May 2012
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    I was about to buy last year's model of this Blu-ray player then was lucky enough to spot this s-490 at a pretty good price (not on Amazon I'm afraid) so decided to take the plunge.

    Firstly I should say that the unit itself is nicely put together and the remote is compact but good enough. The set-up was very straight-forward but for those who want to, there are plenty of options to play with once you're up and running.

    Blu-ray playback is superb. Significantly better than my PS3 and pin sharp. Watched Avatar and the picture and sound were just awesome.

    Unfortunately, its not all good news. The operating system is glitchy and after playing about with the various menus and "smart" connectivity stuff like internet radio, Lovefilm, Sony Entertainment Network, etc. for about an hour the player crashed and I had to completely power it down and back up again to get it to work again.

    This happened a couple more times over the course of the evening and although its not the end of the world its enough to make me question choosing this over the equivalent Panasonic.

    Hopefully a system update or two will sort these glitches out, but until then I can't justify any more than three stars.....
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