Product Comparison: Sony BDP-S6700 vs Sony BDP-S6500


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General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Sony
Model
BDP-S6700
BDP-S6500
Origin
China
About the Product
With the BDP-S6700, Sony has proven once again that it knows how to play the budget market to a tee, focusing on delivering an outstanding performance at a competitive price.
The BDP-S6500's built-in Super Wi-Fi and dedicated 4K upscaling chip combine to deliver smoother, more responsive online viewing with images that are rich in color and natural detail. Whether it's native Blu-ray content or Internet streaming services, you can be sure that this player will bring the best out of everything you watch.
Key Specs
Smart Capable
Yes
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
2160 p
2160 p
Wi-Fi Built-in
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Sony BDP-S6700 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player
  • If you don't have a smart tv then make it smart using this player. Full HD 4K upscale is really great.
  • WiFi works fine and streaming quality is good. Overall I am happy with it so far.
  • Not a bad player and the smart functionality is useful. 4k quality is awesome.
  • Very good resolution Blu-ray player. I would recommend it. Just buy it and you can see 4k miracle!
  • We enjoy our Sony streaming 4K wi-fi Built-In Blu-ray Player. Extremely smooth play back, razor sharp and looks sleek in our console.
Sony BDP-S6500 3D 4K Upscaling Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi (2015 Model)
  • This player will also up-convert your .jpg pictures via its USB to 4K if they are high enough in resolution. Really spectacular on a good 4k TV.
  • Incredible resolution, as new technology.
  • We have a 4K television and the resolution is excellent through the Blue - Ray. Very glad we bought it.
  • You can use Wi-Fi or a wired Ethernet connection to connect.
  • My greatest concern of the Wi-Fi was it's ability to maintain a connection to my network (I have experienced issues with other video products).
Size & Weight
Height
1.5 in.
1.54 in.
Width
10 in.
10.04 in.
Depth
7.6 in.
7.56 in.
Weight
1.98 lbs.
1.8 lbs.
Features
Disc Loading Type
Tray
Tray
Compatible Disc Formats
BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW
BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, BD-ROM, BD-ROM DL, BDMV, CD-DA, DVD-Video, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, Hybrid Disc (BD/CD), Hybrid Disc (BD/DVD), Hybrid Disc (HDDVD/DVD), CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-ROM
Pre-Installed Services & Apps
Netflix, YouTube, Opera, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, Pandora
Supported Formats
MPEG-1, MPEG-2, Xvid, MPEG4 AVC (H.264), VC1, WMV9, Motion JPEG, AVCHD (Ver.2.0), MP3, AAC/HE-AAC, WMA9, WMA 10 Pro, LPCM, FLAC, Dolby Digital, DSF, DSDIFF, AIFF, ALAC, Vorbis, Monkey’s Audio, JPEG, PNG, GIF, MPO, BMP
JPEG, PNG, MP3, GIF, FLAC, AAC, WAV, 3G2, 3GP, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AC3, ASF, AVCHD, AVI, Xvid, WMA
Built-in Audio Decoders
DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby TrueHD
DTS, DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD
USB Port(s)
1
1
Ethernet Port(s)
Yes
Yes
Wireless Connection
Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Controls
Remote Control, Video & TV SideView app
Remote Control, Video & TV SideView app
Extras
Stream from your favorite apps in Full HD, Upscale your entertainment to near-4K quality, Wireless Bluetooth connectivity with LDAC, Smooth video streaming with super Wi-Fi, Connect to your home network with DLNA, Immerse yourself in Full HD 3D, TRILUMINOS brings colors alive, IP Content Noise Reduction PRO sharpens and refines
4K upscaling for real-life clarity, Immerse yourself in Full HD 3D, Connect to your home network with DLNA, TRILUMINOS®® brings colors alive, IP Content Noise Reduction PRO sharpens and refines, Screen mirroring for sharing smartphone content, Super-quick start gets you watching instantly
What customers say about "Features"
Sony BDP-S6700 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player
  • Very happy with the build in apps that come with it. Decent performance, like it.
  • I like it very much for that front USB port for reviewing my HD video edits.
  • Has a usb port in the front which makes it convenient to plug into.
  • It has many of the standard apps for streaming and can use Ethernet wired or wifi wireless connections to access the streams.
  • It started disconnecting from the wifi randomly. Sometimes it might stay connected for a few hours, others only 15 minutes or less. This requires unplugging the unit and plugging it back in to reset.
Sony BDP-S6500 3D 4K Upscaling Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi (2015 Model)
  • The BDP6500 plays DVD’s and Blu-Rays just great, I couldn’t be happier with the playback from them.
  • But for Blu-rays and connecting video files via usb on front it's great.
  • You can use Wi-Fi or a wired Ethernet connection to connect. I tried both, and naturally I got better image quality from the wired connection, although the Wi-Fi image was still pretty darn good.
  • Nice Remote control – feels good in the hand, and has on/off volume and input controls for multiple TV brands (not only Sony).
  • I bought two movies that are in the 4K format and when I insert either one into the player it says that no disc is found. I could only watch the movies using the standard Blu-ray discs.
  • I do have a complaint about the apparent lack of ability of using USB wireless keyboards to type instead of having to use the arrow buttons on the remote to navigate the on-screen keyboard, which is cumbersome and really stinks.
Outputs
HDMI
1
1
Optical Digital Audio
0
0
Coaxial Digital Audio
1
1
What customers say about "Outputs"
Sony BDP-S6700 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player
  • Easy hookup with the HDMI port. Setup was super simple. Highly recommended!
  • HDMI and Digital Coaxial Audio are perfect for my existing system. Fits well.
  • Very easy to set up. Plug in power cord, then plug in HDMI cable to TV and now your ready to watch brilliant movies!
  • Super easy to install, set up and activate. Only need to plug power cord into outlet, and hook HDMI cable to rear of DVD player.
  • Granted, I haven't tried a physical disc (DVD or BluRay) but the picture quality via HDMI and sound quality via the Digital Coax has been good so far.
Sony BDP-S6500 3D 4K Upscaling Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi (2015 Model)
  • Make sure your audio system will accept HDMI or digital in if you plan on connecting it to surround sound.
  • But the real reason I purchased this is that it plays SACDs, connecting to a receiver over an HDMI cable.
  • This one is compact smaller than a Verizon router and works perfectly with one HDMI cable.
  • It would be nice if it provided audio out other that by HDMI or Digi Coax.
  • However, on the back there is only a coaxial output, hdmi port, and ethernet port. I was looking for something i could run the sound seperately to my surround sound.
Accessories
Included With Unit
Remote control, AC power supply cord
Remote control, 2 x AAA Batteries
What customers say about "Accessories"
 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
99.99 $
179.99 $

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