Product Comparison: LG UP970 vs Sony UBP-X800


General Specifications
Brand
LG
Sony
Model
UP970
UBP-X800
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Experience the future of 4K home entertainment. This ultra HD HDR Blu-ray player supports Dolby Vision playback, streaming services out of the box and Wi-Fi for seamless connectivity. Housed in a sleek, slim line design this is a first step into 4K Blu-ray.
Play anything - The UBP-X800's playing power goes far beyond 4K UHD Blu-ray discs. You can watch, listen to, and stream almost anything you like – including most high-definition video and High-Resolution Audio formats, and a host of popular streaming services.
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"
LG UP970 4K Ultra HD HDR Blu-Ray Player - Black
  • I just received this for Christmas and it was so easy to set up and the quality of picture is great.
  • Fast load times and a great picture, I couldn't be happier.
  • Picture is great on my new 4K TV with no compatibility problems (different brand).
  • Very happy with this player, the crisp color is awesome.
  • Very good 4k player, picture quality is excellent and hdr,3d are outstanding.
Sony UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disc Player
  • This is a great 4K player and my Blu-Ray movies look even better through it’s upscaler so glad I finally got one.
  • Only used a couple of times but so far the picture is very good and the machine is very quiet
  • Absolutely brilliant picture and sound.
  • Delivers fantastic picture & sound quality to my TV.
  • A Stunning Player with excellent and beautiful picture and stunning sound.
Size & Weight
Height
1.8 in.
2 in.
Width
16.9 in.
17 in.
Depth
8.1 in.
10.5 in.
Weight
3.6 lbs.
8.37 lbs.
Features
Disc Loading Type
Tray
Tray
Compatible Disc Formats
BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, Audio CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DTS-CD
BD-ROM, CD, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-Audio, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R DL, DVD-Video, SA-CD, Stereoscopic 3D (profile 5), Ultra HD Blu-ray
Pre-Installed Services & Apps
Netflix, YouTube
Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video
Supported Formats
MPEG-1, MPEG2 PS/TS, MPEG4 AVC (H.264), SMPTE VC1 (VC-9), MKV, AVC Rec, AVCHD, M4V, WMV, 3GP, MP4, MOV, FLV, VOB, TS, DAT, DivX, DivX HD, RMVB, K3G
AVCHD, MOV, AVI, MPEG-1 Video/ PS, MPG, MKV, VOB, VRO, MPEG, MPEG-2 Video/PS, TS, M2TS, MTS, MPEG-4 AVC, 3GP, 3GPP2, 3G2, FLV, MP4, M4V, VC1, WMV9, WMV, ASF, Xvid, BMP, GIF, JPEG, MPO, PNG
Built-in Audio Decoders
Dolby True HD, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS 2.0 + Digital Out, DTS, Dolby Digital Plus, FLAC, LPCM, Dolby Digital, AAC, WMA, MP3, MPEG 1/2 L2
AAC, AIFF, ALAC, Dolby Digital, DSD, DSD - DSDIFF / DSD, FLAC, HEAAC v.1 / v.2 / level2, LP cm, WMA10 Pro, WMA9
USB Port(s)
1
1
Ethernet Port(s)
Yes
Yes
Wireless Connection
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Controls
Remote control, LG Remote App
Remote control
Extras
4K Streaming Content, HDR Compatible, 3D Blu-Ray/DVD Playback, Ultra HD Premium
High-Resolution Audio and DSEE HX, Anti-vibration construction for clearer sound, Stunning picture with 4K upscaling up to 60p, Dolby Atmos
What customers say about "Features"
LG UP970 4K Ultra HD HDR Blu-Ray Player - Black
  • Great 4K viewing from older dvd and flash drive files. Great 4K streaming from Netflix.
  • I was also very pleasantly surprised by the upscaling. I was using a PS4, and the improvement there was also noticeable.
  • The speed from loading is great and having Netflix and You tube as a steaming feature is a nice add.
  • Works as expected. I like the LG product line.I especially like the upscaling feature.
  • It was quite good at 3D playback on the PS4, but the improvement in playback for my rather large 3D bluray library is sometimes astonishing.
  • The one draw back is the only two apps on it is Netflix and YouTube. My old Bluray player and Pandora, Hulu, Amazon and several others that would be nice to have here.
Sony UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disc Player
  • Very pleased with my UBP-X800 I've had many Blu Ray over the years and this is the best all the features but one you could want.
  • Love the Bluetooth feed for headphones.
  • Top quality blu ray that plays everything from ultra 4K to dvds picture and sound is excellent
  • This player is so solid & looks very well built, lots of features
  • Video quality (and audio with it) great. Firing up a CD really shows off music skills as well - easily a replacement for one box hifi
Outputs
HDMI
2
2
Optical Digital Audio
1
0
Coaxial Digital Audio
0
1
What customers say about "Outputs"
LG UP970 4K Ultra HD HDR Blu-Ray Player - Black
  • I also love the Simplelink connection. the DVD player is tied into my entertainment center as well as the television.
  • Connecting all my devices (4k blu Ray, ps4, atari) and the receiver to it was a breeze
  • The other massive bonus for me is that this has dual hdmi out (which all decent uhd players should have).
  • Amazing seamless connectivity to my LG OLeD TV. HDMI audio out works 100% with all discs (unlike Panasonic UB700).
  • Outputs Atmos to my AVR as expected.
Sony UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disc Player
  • Can load up a USB stick with music as well, all controlled via the app (can also control via TV).
  • It linked to my network immediately and, as such, provides a very reliable connection to the inbuilt apps.
  • Upscales all my music whether from CD or USB to an amazing quality of sound.
  • The ability to play any file types that you offer it from either the usb slot or over your home network is the icing on the cake for me.
  • Great to find 2 HDMI outputs allowing direct video to TV and audio connection to an older receiver that does not support HDR.
Accessories
Included With Unit
Remote control, Batteries
Remote control, 2 x AAA Batteries
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
199.99 £


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