Product Comparison: Sony UBP-X800 vs Samsung UBD-M9500/XU


General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Samsung
Model
UBP-X800
UBD-M9500/XU
Origin
China
Indonesia
About the Product
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.
This UHD Blu-ray player offers the excellent picture quality and more ways to enjoy your content. With high dynamic range (HDR) content, scenes burst with vivid colour, stunning contrast and deep detail. And with an expanded colour spectrum, you'll experience your favourites in an advanced way. With smart connectivity, content streaming to mobile devices and Bluetooth wireless streaming, the UBD-M9500 is a true entertainment hub.
Key Specs
Smart Capable
No
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
2160 p
2160 p
Wi-Fi Built-in
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Key Specs"
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.
Samsung UBD-M9500/XU UBD 4K Blu Ray Player
  • Excellent product to go with my new Samsung 4k TV. Delighted with it and the fact that it was £50 cheaper than 'Curry'.
  • Easy to set up (with other Samsung products at least). Good picture quality.
  • Excellent picture quality and sound with very good Wi-Fi media connectivity.
  • Wow! Where do I start. The colours are amazing! I am over the moon. My SKY soundbox works on optical extremely well. Happy Happy Happy.
Size & Weight
Height
2 in.
1.77 in.
Width
17 in.
15.9 in.
Depth
10.5 in.
8.9 in.
Weight
8.37 lbs.
4.2 lbs.
Features
Disc Loading Type
Tray
Tray
Compatible Disc Formats
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
DVD-Video, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray
Pre-Installed Services & Apps
Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video
Web Browser
Supported Formats
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
DivX, AVCHD, MKV, WMV, JPEG
Built-in Audio Decoders
AAC, AIFF, ALAC, Dolby Digital, DSD, DSD - DSDIFF / DSD, FLAC, HEAAC v.1 / v.2 / level2, LP cm, WMA10 Pro, WMA9
Dolby Digital, DTS
USB Port(s)
1
1
Ethernet Port(s)
Yes
Yes
Wireless Connection
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Ethernet, Bluetooth
Controls
Remote control
Remote control
Extras
High-Resolution Audio and DSEE HX, Anti-vibration construction for clearer sound, Stunning picture with 4K upscaling up to 60p, Dolby Atmos
UHD Up-Scale, Video Up-Scale (DVD), Smart Hub, CD Ripping, Multiroom Link
What customers say about "Features"
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
Samsung UBD-M9500/XU UBD 4K Blu Ray Player
  • What a fantastic player with an incredible amount of apps for streaming.
  • I have my M9500 playing through a Samsung QLED 55". If you do not have a smart tv, this player comes with all the internet connections. It replays UHD bluray brilliantly and standard bluray very well.
  • The player itself is not bad, not stellar either. There are no uncommon features and nothing that would worth posting a review (either bad or good). It's all dependent on the disc itself.
  • Very pleased with DVD player - smart looking unit with good quality sound, very clear picture and it was very easy to install.
  • Rejects Blu-ray discs that play in Panasonic machines
Outputs
HDMI
2
2
Optical Digital Audio
0
1
Coaxial Digital Audio
1
0
What customers say about "Outputs"
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.
Samsung UBD-M9500/XU UBD 4K Blu Ray Player
  • Brilliant and beautiful piece of technology, easy to use and looks fantastic, fits in perfectly with my tv and the ports are easily accessed.
  • Audio is now fantastic thru my soundbar for both Netflix and Prime because the highest quality sound (usually Dolby Digital but some PCM) is going from the Blu Ray Player from Netflix and Prime into the soundbar via the 2nd HDMI.
  • Paired to a Samsung Q led 6 55" 4K TV, fantastic up-scaling, makes for a great viewing experience. Worth the money.
  • All really needed is a Either a USB or HDMI for power, and a optic cable! Common Samsung! Do it for me!
Accessories
Included With Unit
Remote control, 2 x AAA Batteries
Battery, Remote control
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
199.99 £
279.00 £


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