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Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi

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Product Highlights

  • Full HD 1080p Playback via HDMI
  • DVD Upscaling to Near HD Quality
  • Built-in 2.4 GHz Sony Super Wi-Fi
  • Fully-Enclosed Optical Drive
  • Access to the Sony Entertainment Network
  • Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Front Panel USB Media Player
  • Digital Coaxial Audio Output
  • Modern Faceted Design
  • Energy Star 2.0 Certified
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The Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi features a completely incased optical drive for enhanced dust resistance. It supports Full HD 1080p resolution and DVD upscaling to near HD quality. The BDP-S3100 provides network connectivity via Sony Super Wi-Fi or Ethernet, so you can access the Sony Entertainment Network and the 100+ apps it offers. These include Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube and more. You can also use your mobile device as a second display or as a remote control for the player. All you need is the Sony TV SideView app.

The BDP-S3100 also features a front panel USB port, which you can use to display your videos and photos on your TV or listen to your digital music. For optimum sound quality, the player supports advanced audio formats like Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. You can even search for movie info using Gracenote. Other connectivity options include HDMI and coaxial audio. Plus, the device is Energy Star 2.0 certified. Other features include a built-in web browser and access to social networking apps.

Super Wi-Fi
Sony Wi-Fi Blu-ray Disc Players feature a strong and fast 2.4 GHz wireless connection. Therefore you can place the Blu-ray Disc player throughout your home and enjoy a smooth and seamless streaming experience.
Full HD 1080p Blu-ray Disc Playback & DVD Upscaling
Enjoy your favorite Blu-ray Disc movies in Full HD 1080p resolution, or upscale your DVDs to near HD quality. You can even play your CDs for a complete entertainment experience.
Unlimited Streaming Choices with the Sony Entertainment Network
The Sony Entertainment Network provides access to 100+ streaming services including movies, TV shows and music from Netflix, YouTube, HuluPlus, Pandora, Amazon Instant Video and more. Also, access apps specifically designed for your TV including Fitness and Wellness apps.
Display Multimedia Wirelessly from Your PC with DLNA
Using DLNA you can wirelessly access music, videos and photos from your PC or other compatible device and play them on your TV.
Learn More About Your Movies with Gracenote
Gracenote searches across Internet apps and external services such as YouTube and Video Unlimited to provide you with detailed information on a wide-variety of movies.
Dolby & DTS Decoding
Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD codecs reproduce high-definition sound with 7.1 channels of discrete audio for uncompromised quality.
Front Panel USB Port
Easily display your videos and photos on your TV or listen to your digital music by simply connecting a USB storage device to the Blu-ray player's front USB port.
TV SideView
With the free Sony TV SideView app, you can control your player and browse content from your mobile devices. "Throw" your videos, pictures and music from your mobile device to your TV. Voice search is also available for some services.
Built in Web Browser
Browse the Internet with your mobile devices via TV SideView application, USB keyboard (not supplied) or the supplied remote.
Socialize with Your Online Friends While Watching TV
Using Facebook and Twitter, you can tell your friends what you are watching right from the Blu-ray player.
Fully-Enclosed Optical Drive
The fully-enclosed optical drive keeps dust and particles away for optimal video playback.
Fast DVD & Blu-ray Disc Loading
The player quickly loads and starts your Blu-ray and DVD discs so you can start enjoying your movies within seconds.
Energy Star 2.0 Rating
With an Energy Star 2.0 rating, the player will consume less energy during its use and when it's in standby mode.
Premium Faceted Design
The BDP-S3100 features a diamond-like faceted design.
HDMI Features
DTS HD Master Audio bit-stream out
Dolby TrueHD bit-stream out
LPCM 2-channel out (192/96/48 kHz)
LPCM 5.1-channel out (192/96/48 kHz)
LPCM 7.1-channel out (96/48 kHz)
Coaxial Features
DTS Neo 6
DTS bit-stream out
Dolby Digital bit-stream out
LPCM 2-channel (96 kHz / 24-bit) out
Video Features
BD-ROM (480i/480p/720p/1080i/1080p at 60 Hz, 1080p at 24 Hz)
PhotoTV HD
Preset Picture mode Cinema Tuned (Standard / Brighter Room / Theater Room)
Upscaling for 720p/1080i/1080p at 60 Hz and 1080p at 24 Hz
Playback Features
Repeat (All, Chapter, Title, Track)
Playback Control (Previous/Next, Play/Stop/Pause, Reverse/Forward, Step Playback (Fwd/Rev), Slow Playback (Fwd/Rev)
Network Features
DMR (Digital Media Renderer) for video, audio and photo
DMP (Digital Media Player) for video, audio and photo
Java, live streaming and search capabilities
Entertainment DB Browser (Gracenote Etc.)
Cover Art
History Browse
Information Browse (with Web Browser)
Information Browse (within Gracenote)
Information Display
Qriocity Recommendation
Related Information (BD, DVD, CD, BIV)
Search Contents
Other Features
XMB (Xross Media Bar) GUI
BRAVIA Sync, Easy Setup and Child Lock
Supports Recommendation and Subtitles
Slide Show with Music function (CD and USB)
BNR and MNR noise reduction
Precision Drive HD disc drive
AV Sync
Video
System NTSC
Region Blu-ray: A
DVD: 1
Progressive Scan Yes, 1080p, 720p, 480p
HD Upconversion Yes, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Audio
Dolby Digital/DTS Compatibility DTS Neo:6, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD
Built-in Decoder Yes
Audio D/A Converter 192kHz / 24Bit
LPCM Yes
Virtual Surround Yes
A/V Playback Formats
Video BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, BD-ROM, BDMV, CD-DA, DVD
Audio CD, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW
File Formats Supported 3G2, 3GP, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AAC, AC3, ASF, AVC Rec, AVCHD, AVI, FLA, FLAC, GIF, JPEG, M2TS, M4A, M4V, MKA, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG-1 PS, MPEG-4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG2 PS, MPEG2 TS, MPEG4-AVC, MPG, MTS, PCM, PNG, VC-1, WMA, WMV, XVID
Convenience
Digital Media Slot No
Slow Motion Playback Yes
Frame-by-Frame Playback Yes
Network & Internet Multimedia
Network Access Yes, Built-in Wi-Fi
BD-Live Yes
Support for Streaming Services Yes
Input/Output Connectors
Digital 1x HDMI Output
1x Digital Coaxial Audio Output
1x USB Input
1x Ethernet
General
Tray Type Single Disc Horizontal
Remote Yes
Power Requirements 120 VAC, 60 Hz
Power Consumption Operational: 9.9 W
Standby: 0.2 W
Energy Star Compliant Yes
Dimensions (WxHxD) 11.4 x 1.7 x 7.8" / 290.0 x 43.0 x 199.0 mm
Weight 2.4 lb / 1.09 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight 3.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.0 x 10.8 x 2.9"
Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi
  • RMT-B119A Remote Control
  • 2 x AA Batteries (for Remote)
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    SonyBDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi
     
    4.5

    (based on 35 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (24)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy set-up (25)
    • Excellent image quality (24)
    • Good connections (18)
    • DVD upconversion (11)
    • Good soundtrack support (9)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Streaming (19)
    • Home (17)
    • Home theater (11)
    • LCD TV (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (19), Enthusiast (10)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (30)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    This is sony's best blu-ray player!!!

    Just bought this player 3 days ago. Had the other top brand along with a not so old Sony. The Wi-Fi range is 10x better! Where I used to have buffering...Read complete review

    Just bought this player 3 days ago. Had the other top brand along with a not so old Sony. The Wi-Fi range is 10x better! Where I used to have buffering before..... NO MORE! (same cable provider and same exact place I had the other players) The picture with streaming and dvd is even better then my PS3. As hard as I am to be happy with a product, I am blown away! This is my first written review ever. I had to let buyers know this is finally the way a blu-ray player supposed to work....PERIOD!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Broke after 3 days.. :(

    The blu-ray player worked fine for a couple of days and then the screen started to flicker off and on while on the main menu. Installed the latest firmware update and switched the hdmi...Read complete review

    The blu-ray player worked fine for a couple of days and then the screen started to flicker off and on while on the main menu. Installed the latest firmware update and switched the hdmi cables and it still flickers. It seems that there possibly might be problems with a few LG tv's not being fully campatable with this model as I have read several other reviews on the net that have the same problem as I am having. Will be returning asap!

    Reviewed by 35 customers

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    3.0

    Great price but would not recommend

    By Tracy

    from Dallas, TX

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy Set-Up
    • Excellent Image Quality
    • Good Connections

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Theater
      • Plasma TV
      • Streaming

      Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

      I would love this DVD player except for one major fault.It drops the sound for about 3 to 5 seconds every 15 or 20 minutes. Very irritating!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Exceeded my expectations

      By Jon

      from Baltimore, MD

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Backwards Compatible
      • DVD Upconversion
      • Easy Set-Up
      • Excellent Image Quality
      • Good Connections
      • Good Soundtrack Support

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home
        • Streaming

        Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

        I bought to replace a plain DVD player that quit working. Needed something that streamed Netflix and Amazon, which it does very well. Regular DVDs look great, have not played BluRay yet.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Super Wi-Fi Really Is

        By pdel

        from San Francisco, CA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy Set-Up
        • Excellent Image Quality
        • Good Connections

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

            This is a tentative 5-star rating because I've only had the Blu-Ray player for a week, but so far it's perfect. It's tiny enough to fit into its small space, and despite its considerable distance from the router it streams Netflix with ease. A breeze to set up. I have no complaints.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Easy setup

            By Browneyes

            from CA

            Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

            Easy setup great DVD.

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            4.0

            No problems yet

            By Pilot Knob

            from Springfield, IL

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • LCD TV
                • Office

                Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                Good product for the price

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                • No

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                4.0

                Great Player that I'd Buy Again!

                By BradNSeattle

                from Seattle, WA

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Backwards Compatible
                • DVD Upconversion
                • Easy Set-Up
                • Good Connections
                • Great Wifi

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home
                  • LCD TV
                  • Streaming

                  Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                  I bought this player not only for the Blu-ray but the Wifi. The connection has been flawless on DSL. I stream Pandora thru my stereo TV & Hulu TV. The main complaint is when trying to use YouTube - it hangs up.

                  Easy to hook up. I was up and running in about 15 mins. You do need to register online with Sony Entertainment before content will work and there was a firmware auto upgrade out of the box. And some of the shows from Hulu do NOT stream - does not view as a computer or home network. These little things kept me from rating 5 stars.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great Value

                  By Chris

                  from Ga

                  About Me Power User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                  Easy setup, made a normal hdtv into a smarttv! works perfectly. 2nd one I now own.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Everything we were looking for.

                  By Toado

                  from Kennett Square, PA

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy Set-Up
                  • Excellent Image Quality
                  • Good Connections

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                      Easy directions. Easy hook-up. Immediate online access.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      GREAT PRODUCT

                      By DHROX

                      from ATLANTA, GA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                      I GOT THIS FOR MY BOYFRIEND FOR VALENTINE'S DAY AND HE LOVES IT! THE BUILT IN WI FI FEATURE IS THE BEST---YOU CAN STREAM PANDORA RADIO CLEARER THAN YOU HAVE EVER HEARD IT ALONG WITH OTHER FUN FEATURES! :) NICE PRICE.

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                      • Yes

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                      5.0

                      Excellent player for a reasonable price

                      By Bobby the family guy

                      from Tulsa, OK

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy Set-Up
                      • Excellent Image Quality
                      • Good Connections

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Streaming

                        Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                        I bought this player to assist me in getting rid of cable. It has built in media for connecting to Netflix, Hulu, etc. It was easy to hook up and instantly worked with my wireless router. I was also able to hook-up my digital camera via the USB port on the front of the player, which makes watching home videos a snap. I love it!

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Does even more then I was looking for

                        By RTB

                        from Philadelphia , PA

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Backwards Compatible
                        • DVD Upconversion
                        • Easy Set-Up
                        • Excellent Image Quality
                        • Good Connections
                        • Good Soundtrack Support
                        • Upgradeable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Home Theater
                          • Plasma TV
                          • Streaming

                          Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                          Works great for playing my blu-rays and is great for steaming HD movies, I have one in my bedroom and one in the family room.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Best price on the net.

                          By Paul

                          from Pensacola, FL

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy Set-Up
                          • Excellent Image Quality
                          • Good Connections

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Home
                            • LCD TV
                            • Streaming

                            Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                            I like everything about the player. B&H is very quick to ship and they have the best deals on the net.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great quality and performance!

                            By Lou Pe

                            from Naperville, IL

                            Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                            More than a purchase I got this as an exchange of a defective Samsung Blue Ray and I am so glad about this! No comparison at all with the previous item, Sony is top of the top!

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                            4.0

                            Replaced the VCR...

                            By Mr. Reasonable

                            from Nevada

                            Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                            Compact, works fine. Good price. Speedy delivery.

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                            5.0

                            Very good Product

                            By TV watcher

                            from Long Island, NY

                            About Me Casual User

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy Set-Up
                            • Excellent Image Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Home

                              Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                              Use it for my personal use. Easy to set up. No complaints about it.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              I would buy this again

                              By DD

                              from Rochelle Il

                              About Me Casual User

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy Set-Up
                              • Excellent Image Quality
                              • Good Connections

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Home
                                • Home Theater
                                • Streaming

                                Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                                netflix,slideshows from my pc

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                High Quality, easy to use!

                                By LF

                                from Cornwall, NY

                                About Me Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy Set-Up
                                • Excellent Image Quality
                                • Good Soundtrack Support

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Home
                                  • Home Theater
                                  • Streaming

                                  Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                                  I am new to the smart tv, smart apps market and did some research to get up to speed. I bought the Sony Blu-ray player with Super WIFi and have been blown away by its quality with discs and steaming super HD video.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Excellent service

                                  By Bill

                                  from Maryville, TN (near Knoxville)

                                  About Me Casual User

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • DVD Upconversion
                                  • Easy Set-Up
                                  • Excellent Image Quality
                                  • Good Connections
                                  • Good Soundtrack Support
                                  • Upgradeable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Home Theater
                                    • Streaming

                                    Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                                    The Blu-ray player arrived on time. It was easy to set up and is working as expected. Thank you once again for great service.

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                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    Great value

                                    By Garyb5623

                                    from lawrenceville, ga

                                    About Me Casual User

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy Set-Up
                                    • Excellent Image Quality
                                    • Good Connections

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Home
                                      • Home Theater

                                      Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                                      Easy to set up and great quality.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Works Great!

                                      By Matt the media guy

                                      from Erie, PA

                                      About Me Power User

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Backwards Compatible
                                      • DVD Upconversion
                                      • Easy Set-Up
                                      • Excellent Image Quality

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Home Theater
                                        • Streaming

                                        Comments about Sony BDP-S3100 Blu-ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi:

                                        Works great and plays MP4 files that other players would not. Fast bluray player!

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • Yes

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