Sony BDP-S5100

Full HD 1080p 3D Wifi Blu-Ray Player  9/10


This updated for 2013 blu-ray player has all the features you’ll need to get the most out of your HDTV and Blu-ray discs. They player is equipped with built-in wifi, so there is no need to worry about those silly dongles or finding a convenient way to hard wire the thing. The wifi grants access to all the internet app like Netflix, Youtube, Pandora, Hulu, and even Amazon Instant Video. These should provide plenty of content if you run out of discs to watch. It plays 3D movies in full 1080p HD to get the most out of every image. It’s pretty stunning when done right. A neat feature is the quartz cabinet housing around the insides of the player. This should provide a nice aesthetic addition to the rest of your futuristic looking home theater gadgets. Look for this player out on the market sometime during early 2013.

Quick Specs

  • Full HD 1080p
  • Built-in Wifi
  • 2D to 3D Conversion

The ability to upconvert your DVDs to near HD quality is nothing new, but it’s still a great feature for you old DVD library or movies that have not received a blu-ray release yet

The quartz cabinet looks great and will be a great addition to your home theater set up

The player can mirror the screen of other devices for watching content on a TV

Health and wellness focused interactive apps are included

The optical drive is fully encased so dust is a worry of the past


There isn’t much here that previous players or other pieces of home theater equipment haven’t done

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