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


General Specifications
Brand
OPPO
OPPO
Model
UDP-205
UDP-203
Origin
USA
USA
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
  • On the subject of upscaling, you can set your output resolution and the player will output everything in that resolution/colorspace.
  • This is THE computer toy to last a long time, especially for gaming resolution boosts.
  • As with prior Oppo units, upgrades to firmware automatically are received through wifi, through an Ethernet connection, or can be downloaded to flash drives.
  • The Oppo has built in Wifi for accessing the internet.
  • The audio and video quality is outstanding. It is very easy to navigate from one feature to another. I had no problem whatsoever connecting to the internet and getting the latest firmware update.
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
AIFF, WAV, ALAC, APE, FLAC
Built-in Audio Decoders
Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD
Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, Dolby Digital
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
  • It seems to play just about every disc format there is.
  • The Oppo UDP-203 supports both the HDR10 and Dolby Vision HDR formats. The Oppo does not have apps (like Netflix or YouTube) which are not needed with newer smart UHDTVs that include many streaming apps.
  • A great solution if you are running a Sonos Playbar that only decodes Dolby Digital for surround sound. So many discs only have a choice of DTS-HD for surround sound and this give you the option for the audio optical digital output to be done in Dolby Digital.
  • Playback of DVD's, Blu-Rays, CDs, and a variety of alternative sources and USB flash drives all works smoothly and easily.
  • Currently this is the only 4K player on the market that supports Dolby Vision.
  • You still need to buy software to fully utilize it to play ISO.
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
  • The UPD-203 has two HDMI out ports, one of which is for audio only.
  • The output options are nice. Since UHD discs use an HDMI 2.0+ standard and some receivers are only HDMI 1.4, the Oppo has 2 outputs: 1 for video+audio and 1 for audio only. This means you can plug 1 port into your TV and 1 into your HDMI 1.4 receiver for audio only.
  • The player HDMI input works perfectly.
  • The dual HDMI outputs is great if I'm just listening to an audio CD and don't want to turn my TV on.
  • My only qualm would be I wish the second "audio only" HDMI out was a full output with video.
Accessories
Included With Unit
Remote control, HDMI cable, AA batteries
Remote control
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)
Other Information
MSRP
1299.00 $
549.00 $


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