Product Comparison: OPPO UDP-205 vs OPPO UDP-203


General Specifications
Brand
OPPO
OPPO
Model
UDP-205
UDP-203
Origin
USA
China
About the Product
Drawing from over a decade's worth of experience in advanced image processing technology and high fidelity audio performance, the UDP-205 is the perfect choice for discerning enthusiasts. The UDP-205 provides reference level sound quality through the analog outputs, improves the clock precision of the HDMI audio output, and increases the power of the built-in headphone amplifier. For the analog output stages, the UDP-205 utilizes two ES9038PRO DACs, which are the flagship of the ESS Sabre Pro series, delivering best-in-class audio performance.
The OPPO UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player provides an unmatched A/V experience to home theater enthusiasts. Drawing from over a decade’s worth of experience in advanced image processing technology and high fidelity audio performance, the UDP-203 is the ideal source to complete the ultimate home theater and sound room.
Key Specs
Smart Capable
No
No
Maximum Video Resolution
2160 p
2160 p
Wi-Fi Built-in
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Key Specs"
 
OPPO UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player
  • 4k UHD discs look amazing. The player loads them quickly and quietly. The installation and setup was child’s play.
  • I do have streaming 4K services but the quality of the picture from the Oppo for UHD & HDR content is amazing
  • A seriously good player - both 4K content and upscaling. Well made and solid; looks and feels expensive.
  • Reference quality at a reasonable price. Infinitely tunable to your tastes, if your serious about home cinema you have to have one of these!
  • Picture and sound are awesome. 4K is superb, and upscales blu-ray's and DVD's well. 3D works especially well. Pairs nicely with my LG OLED 65e6v.
Size & Weight
Height
4.8 in.
3.1 in.
Width
16.8 in.
16.9 in.
Depth
12.2 in.
12.2 in.
Weight
22 lbs.
9.5 lbs.
Features
Disc Loading Type
Tray
Tray
Compatible Disc Formats
4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, AVCHD, CD, Kodak Picture CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE
4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, AVCHD, SACD, CD, Kodak Picture CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, BD-R, BD-RE
Supported Formats
AIFF, WAV, ALAC, APE, FLAC
HEVC, MPEG4 AVC (H.264), VP9, Hi10P, AVI, MKV, MOV, M2TS, TS
Built-in Audio Decoders
Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD
Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, Dolby Digital, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, APE, DSD, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos, LPCM, Dolby Digital Plus
USB Port(s)
3
3
Ethernet Port(s)
Yes
Yes
Wireless Connection
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi, Ethernet
Controls
Remote control
Remote control
Extras
Dual SABRE PRO DACs, HDMI Audio Jitter Reduction, 7.1-Channel Analog Output, Headphone Amplifier, Dedicated Stereo Output, MQA Support, Reinforced Chassis Structure
Advanced Image Processing Technology, Advanced Audio Processing, Custom-Made 4K Loader, 4K UHD Blu-ray and Media Playback, HDR and HDR to SDR Conversion, Dolby Vision, Upscaling to Ultra HD (4K) Resolution, Advanced Picture Control
What customers say about "Features"
OPPO UDP-205 Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Disc Player
  • This is a true audiophile level player. I have a more expensive setup, but I am listening to the 205 exclusively. There is some magic in those new DACs.
  • 4K picture is amazing and of course the sound value of the 205 is great in theater mode as well as two-channel.
  • The sound through the analog outputs is extremely detailed, which is very impressive at first.
  • This unit it's overpriced when this units are being fade out. over all. I think it's too slow as well. It took a while to read my hard drive, while the old model took less time.
  • The only thing I don't like is the the software won't let you get into all files on your iPad, only things you have stored in iTunes.
OPPO UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player
  • Oppo 203 can make ANY 4K disc play in Dolby Vision. Not only that but it upscales regular blu rays to 2160p and also in dolby Vision. As the owner of a DV capable display this was music to my eyes!!
  • It has no 'smart apps' of its own (like Netflix, Amazon Video etc) but I have an Apple TV 4K plugged into the Oppo's HDMI input which covers all that stuff.
  • A great remote, ease of use, silent playback and the ability to play pretty much any media makes this an expensive but worthwhile, nay, essential addition to any cinephiles home setup.
  • Disc after disc I fed the Oppo just to see what it could do. Jaws, Indiana Jones, Lord Of The rings. Older not reference discs like The Princess Bride and Midnight run. All were revelatory.
  • The remote also has a great audio only button that sends a black screen to my TV when I'm just listening to music. Very useful to help you drift off into an album.
Outputs
HDMI
2
2
Optical Digital Audio
1
1
Coaxial Digital Audio
1
1
What customers say about "Outputs"
OPPO UDP-205 Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Disc Player
  • I also have it hooked up via HDMI directly to my Sony 4K television. I occasionally use the television for watching shows and movies, but it's mostly for managing media.
  • I used the HDMI input to strap my Playstation 4 but it also works very nicely with the Apple TV.
  • Like to see a second HDMI video output and volume control knob on front panel.
OPPO UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player
  • It also has network play so I can also watch and listen to all the media I have stored on my NAS.
  • As a player it is great, works well with my NAS
  • Its the best network media player, you know its going to play network files and play the HD audio formats without a hitch.
  • The dual HDMI outputs is great if I'm just listening to an audio CD and don't want to turn my TV on.
  • Pleased it has a HDMI input that is unusual for other players. Appears to be very well constructed.
Accessories
Included With Unit
Remote control, HDMI cable, AA batteries
Remote control, AA batteries, HDMI cable
What customers say about "Accessories"
 
OPPO UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player
  • The remote is roughly identical to the prior iterations.
  • The Oppo remote is large, relatively heavy, and easy to operate especially with the real backlighting of the keys.
  • The unit's remote is built like something from the 80s and I love it.
  • The remote is by far the best 4K remote on the market. (All features readily available).
  • The remote lights up on movement rather than key touch, so as soon as you pick it up you can read the keys in low light viewing conditions.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE
Other Information
MSRP
1299.00 £
549.00 £
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